2022 has certainly come with its share of surprises, just like the last few years. But we always love a chance to regroup, refresh and recenter here are the Muses blog, and we thought now is as good a time as any to check in with our goals for this year. We hope your creative … More Early Spring Link Salad
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!)
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!
2020 has been pretty brutal. What were some of your favourite inspirations that got you through this year? Here are some things that helped keep our spirits up. … More 2020 Favorites Roundup
Buckle up your snow boots and/or dancing shoes, we’ve got more Christmas tunes coming your way! We’re sharing even more of our favorite songs for decking the halls, roasting chestnuts (does anyone actually do this?), or decorating the tree. We hope you enjoy them, and have a lovely holiday season. Let us know what your … More #MusicMonday: More Holiday Favorites!
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!
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
This week, we pay tribute to the songs that got us through hard times, restored our spirit, and provided comfort when we needed it most #MusicMonday … More #MusicMonday: Songs for Heartbreak and Healing
2019 was an eventful year. And through it all, we’ve kept on writing. Thank you for your love and support! We look forward to expanding this writing corner in 2020!
#newyear #reflections … More Thank you, 2019! On to 2020.
*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
I step away from the group and look back, gasping at the stars overhead. Even against the bright warmth of the flames, I’ve never seen the Milky Way this clear before. I can hear the waves breaking nearby, and the wind hissing through the last of the tall grass. I let out a deep sigh. … More A Light in the Dark
Hello, dear readers! Welcome to another segment of Wondering Wednesdays, where we break down some of our perspectives of different popular topics that come up during the writing journey. If you’ve been following along with our series, you’ll know it focuses on most of the basics surrounding wanting to write a novel and making that … More Wondering Wednesdays: Plotting versus Pantsing