“She isn’t wearing a corset tonight,” Liam said. “Well how is that supposed to count?” I complained, glancing over towards Lady Duberry. “She never does.” A couple walked in front of us, obviously not deep enough in their wine cups yet, for they looked us in the eye, forcing Liam to swallow whatever response he … More Some Truths and A Lie
Hello readers and welcome to another edition of our series, Writer Spotlight. This month we’re featuring historical fiction author and Pitch Wars mentor Carrie Callaghan. Her first novel, A Light of Her Own, which is set in 17th-century Holland, comes out today (yes, today!). We’re thrilled to feature her in our spotlight, and we hope … More Writer Spotlight: Carrie Callaghan
Hello fellow Muse-seekers! Welcome back to another month, another prompt, another chance to explore a brand new story and world. This month we’re posting a bit later than we’d planned (life happens, right?), but we’re back and more ready than ever to dive into this evocative image. It conjures up so many questions – who … More November Prompt
This is what happens when you watch one too many episodes of Supernatural: you end up writing a #shortstory with things that go bump in the middle of the night.
#amwriting #FictionFriday … More Nightmare on Elmer Street
What makes a character tick and a reader stick? We’re delving into how to create compelling characters this month in Writer’s Notebook!
#writingtips … More #WritingNotebook: On Creating Compelling Characters
I’ve always suffered from bad dreams. I’m not sure where the suffering came from—or used to come from, rather. But memories from my childhood aren’t complete without remembering the night terrors, without vivid recollections waking up with a cold sweat, the shakes, only being able to wake up at all because of the screaming. I … More A Spider’s Warning
Hello, dear readers! We hope you’re doing well and enjoyed our last batch of short stories. We try to mix it up between a writing prompt and a picture prompt and, during the months where holidays occur, it’s always a tricky one. Do we find a prompt that matches so we can write more holiday-esque … More October Prompt