Saturdays were her favorite days, but not because it meant she didn’t have to go to school or her parents were home from work, so she wasn’t stuck with the babysitter who smelled funny. Mina loved it because, every Saturday, her family took a trip to the Museum of What Once Was. She didn’t mind … More Museum of What Once Was
Ah, the eternal struggle of a writer. How do we keep the writing dream alive while responding to the call of reality? How do we balance our day jobs and other commitments while finding time to write? Come share your thoughts with us! … More Wondering Wednesdays: Making Time For Writing
You promised. You promised to meet me, as you always did, on the Lilac Road. Ever since we were young, we’d meet at the first breath of spring, when the earth sighed forth its buds and bright colors. When it shared the vivid secrets it’d been hiding all winter. When the lilac fell like laughter … More #FictionFriday – The Lilac Road
Hello, readers! Does it feel like spring where you’re at right now? It’s a mix for us Muses at the moment, with some of us sharing beautiful pictures of the flowers blooming, whereas others haven’t seen the sun in over a week and keep wondering when we’ll get to stop requiring jackets every day. Oh, … More April Writing Prompt
March Reading Round-Up – these are what the Muses are reading and looking forward to this month! … More March Reading Round-Up
*Muses Note: This week, our featured guest writer is Soraya Corcoran, fantasy writer and amazing cartographer. We hope you enjoy her story below as much as we do! You can follow her blog here.* “This is a stupid idea,” Celeste said as she leaned over the table, grinding sulfur down to a fine powder. She’d infused … More Red and Raven
Hello, readers! We know what you might be thinking. We heard you groan when you read the title. It’s one of the most infamous debates you can have in writing: do you write a prologue or do you not? Do a simple Google search or even a Twitter poll, and trust me, you’ll find loads … More #WonderingWednesdays: To Prologue Or Not to Prologue?