Hello Muse seekers and word nerds! Things have been a little quiet over here on the old blog because, hey life is nuts right now, isn’t it? We hope everyone is keeping well, and if you’re looking for new blog posts to read, podcasts to listen to, or writing resources to check out, we’ve compiled … More Link Salad!
Zadie hummed. Not with her voice, but with her whole self. Her very cells seemed to thrum with activity, with energy. She had felt it since she was little, and learned long ago that not everyone’s blood sang with this same frequency. She embraced it all, every little thing, like the way the hairs on … More Sparks
What are you currently reading and looking forward to reading next? Share your book recommendations with us! #amreading #bookstagram #readingroundup #pocketmuses … More 2019 Inspiration Round-Up
The two sisters were crowned with stars and fame, sitting atop their cumulus thrones. They waved to their adoring fans, tossing handfuls of glitter that rained down like stardust. One sister, on the left, was older and shone silver as the moon in deepest winter. Metallic thread spidered across her gown and down her arms, … More The Celestial Sisters
Hello Muse-chasers! Say hello to our newest prompt, a very dreamy summer image: If you’re feeling inspired, write your own short story in response to it, post at your online space, and link to it here in the comments! We’d love to see your takes on this starlit, woodsmoke-scented image. If you’d like to check … More July/August Writing Prompt
It began and ended with a breath. Deep heavy breathing in fact. According to my new client, the breathing started in the middle of the night at the foot of his bed, as if someone were standing there, watching him. He’d awoken with a start, his heart pounding, eyes straining to see in the gloom. … More Satisfied
*Muses Note – This week’s story is by a new guest writer, Joseph Pickett.* Once in Britain of old, so the story is told, A son of the Pendragon rose up to lead the fold ’Gainst the Saxon who marched with red sword on the land. This warlord known as Arthur made a stand … More The Lay of King Arthur