This month we’re featuring author of YA contemporary and fantasy fiction (and OG Muse) Joyce Chua, and her novel LAND OF SAND AND SONG, an Asian fantasy published by Penguin Random House SEA! Read the full interview here. … More Writer Spotlight: Joyce Chua (one of our very own Muses!)
After a little summer hiatus, we’re back with a new prompt image, and this month we’re following on from the amazing online program called Writer in Motion! They chose this image for this year’s prompt, and we thought we’d join in the fun and post our stories based on it too. Without further ado, here … More September 2021 Prompt
It’s time for a new writing prompt to usher in the new year! And what better prompt than this one? Stay tuned for new stories based it coming your way over the next few weeks. If you’d like to have a go, write your own and link to your blog in our comments! Ready, set, … More January/February 2021 Prompt
We wanted to kick things off this year with a roundup of our favorite recent blog posts and content from bloggers, writers, and editors we love. We hope they provide some solace, some inspiration, or maybe just a laugh or two. Let us know what you’re loving recently, or if you’ve started a new habit … More Link Salad
We’re so ready to leave 2020 behind and welcome a better year ahead! What are some of your goals, dreams and hopes this year? Find out what ours are and feel free to share your aspirations for the new year! … More Welcome, 2021!
Four years ago today (although it feels like many eons ago. . .), we started this blog after the first Muse, Joyce, convened our first meeting. From the comments section of Chuck Wendig’s blog, to the connections forged across time zones and the interwebs, we were all brought together to join our creative forces and … More Happy 4th Anniversary Muses!
Hello everyone! It’s Meredith, and I’ll be posting more often about some of my favorite new music, and what I’m listening to when I write. I usually listen to soundtracks and instrumental music, but sometimes I stumble onto a song or album that I can’t get enough of, and it inspires a character or dramatic … More #MusicMonday: New Favorites
The seasons are turning and it’s looking like autumn here in the northern hemisphere. The Muses are BIG FANS of fall, and we wanted to pick a suitably spooky prompt for the next few months. The world is scary enough nowadays, but we hope our stories provide a little escape and a fun thrill, with … More October/November 2020 Writing Prompt
Hello and welcome to a new dawn, a new day, a new prompt! We’ve been a little quiet here at the Muses blog, just trying to keep afloat with our personal projects while still, y’know, surviving, and adjusting to everything 2020 has thrown our way. It’s tough out there, to say the least, and we … More July/August 2020 Writing Prompt
Many eons ago (ok last Saturday), the planets aligned, and your Muses were able to communicate via super-duper high-tech magic called Zoom. We’d been hoping to do this for years, ever since we all came together back in 2016 and started this wee blog, but life has taken us for a spin, and then another … More In Which The Muses Convene
Hello Muse-seekers and wordsmiths! We hope everyone is keeping well during this absolutely topsy-turvy time. The world is so uncertain right now, and the future is a frightening unknown, but we are clinging to the hope we have in words and stories. In the power of a book or show or movie to transport us, … More April/May Prompt Post
Get ready for a new prompt to ring in the new year! … More January/February 2020 Prompt