She swung her sword, slicing into a high arc, her arms shaking as the blade hit her target. Not hard to do, considering it was a dummy. But the amount of frustration—and fear, if she were being honest—coursing through her made her motions jerky, wobbly. She hit the shoulder, slicing through the coarse material with … More Foolish Mistakes and False Hopes
New series! In Wondering Wednesdays, we will discuss the topics writers may wonder about. Writing habits, tips, tricks, and more! In the first of the series, we start off with the age-old question: Why do we write?
#WonderingWednesdays #writinglife … More Wondering Wednesdays: Why We Write
Vera – for that’s what she was calling herself this century – sat down and regretted everything. She regretted signing up for that dating service on a whim, and responding to Dave or Dan or whoever’s message, and agreeing to come here. Oh and she regretted that deal with the elder gods which started all … More A Rare Thing Indeed
Hello, readers! Wow, it’s a surreal feeling that we’re over a week into 2018 already. Your Muses have been hard at work figuring out what 2018 is going to look like for us here on this blog. We’re going to be reintroducing our Music Monday features (as you may have already noticed), adding posts about what … More January Writing Prompt
Our previous post had us looking behind and ahead to the new year. Our journey over our first year of blogging here has included posting about our favorite writing music, and we’re excited to get back into posting more regularly about our musical inspirations. Here are the songs that we couldn’t stop replaying this year, … More Music Mondays: Our Songs of 2017
*Muses Note: This week, we’re featuring guest writer Marie Stump, in her debut of posting her writing out for the rest of the world to see. We’re really honored that she’s sharing her work with us and hope you enjoy it, too. It’s inspired by her larger work-in-progress.** The storm rolled in suddenly. One moment, … More Arrival
It’s really crazy to believe, but this blog has just turned one year old! In this final post of the year, we look back on 2017 and set our game plans for 2018. … More Your Muses Turn One: Reflections and Revisions