The mountain range rose high and ominous into the dark night sky, the moonlight illuminating the snowy peaks with an eerie glow. Jutting out of the side of the mountains was a wooden building known as The Refuge, and this was Bacca’s destination. It was meant to be a place of protection if ever there … More A King’s Ransom
*Muses’ Note: this week’s story is by a new guest author, Siria De Silva. A content warning for her story can be found at the bottom of the page.* Of all the presents, the doll was the worst. Who gets a grown woman a doll, especially at a time like this? She would never … More Pressed Flowers
In historical fiction the figures of the past come alive once more, and these tunes are sure to help you imagine those days gone by #MusicMonday … More #MusicMonday: Songs for Historical Fiction
*Muse’s Note: This week’s story is by our fabulous returning guest writer, J.M.Whitty. You can read her other stories here.* Ana: ‘Big Brother’ by The Stephane Wrembel Trio (Vicky Cristina Barcelona) Julia: ‘American Woman’ by The Who Relationship: ‘L’Alba’ by Jovanotti Julia paced on the sidewalk, stopping only to dig for her … More The Morning Sun
Whether you’re rescuing a prince-in-distress or slaying evil monsters in your manuscript (or in real life), these songs will help transport you to a world of beauty and wonder, where anything is possible #MusicMonday … More #MusicMonday: Fantasy Realms
Whether you like your sci-fi heavy on the Sci or heavy on the Fi, these songs are sure to get your hyperdrives going #MusicMonday … More #MusicMonday: Sci-Fi Worlds
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
“I come from a long line of dragons.”
We have the lovely Gemma Rose Foo as our guest writer this month! Check out her epic short story.
#amwriting #shortstory #fiction #fantasy #writingprompt
… More The Fire-Eaters
Snuggle up with us as we listen to our favorite chill songs for #MusicMonday!
#pocketmuses #amlistening … More #MusicMonday: Chill Favorites
This week, our guest writer, Singapore poet Fiona Cheong, tries her hand at our writing prompt!
#amwriting #poetry #writingprompt … More Untitled
*Muse’s Note: This week’s story is by our fabulous returning guest writer, J.M.Whitty. You can read her other stories here.* When I think of a campfire, it conjures up fragments of memories that fit together like a puzzle with irregular pieces. These memories are not stories, but rather glimpses of feelings and scents and … More Memories by the Fire
*Muse’s note: This week we’re featuring a returning guest writer, Seth Petherick, and his story features some salty language. You can read his other stories here.* Ghosts are lazy. Slamming doors and filling the odd lift with blood does not build a sturdy work ethic. For us the deadline has literally passed and now we … More Mr James. A Ghost Story.