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!)
Hey there, Muse-chasers. We’ve been a bit quiet over here on the blog, since life got a bit, well, hectic (which is really saying something considering the last year…), and we needed to focus on other things. But we’re still here, still dreaming and writing and revising and reading and wishing (and revising again…). We … More Summertime Link Salad
Here’s another freshly tossed salad of writing advice and other crunchy goodies to fuel you on whatever you’re working on this month. Let us know what brightens up your day, and what’s inspiring you lately! First up is a heartfelt and deeply sensitive piece by Kacen Callender, which will absolutely hit you in the feels … More Link Salad
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!
Freshly tossed, our regular Link Salad is a mix of writing-related articles, inspiring videos, pep talks, funnies, and author interviews, served with a sprinkle of book release news and a drizzle of anything that makes us as writers—and humans—laugh, cry, and fangirl over. We hope it provides some fun inspiration for you, especially now, when … More Link Salad!
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!
Writing a novel requires a lot more stamina, discipline and perseverance than most people think. After all, how else can you sustain your enthusiasm and momentum for 75,000 words or more? Writing a novel is a marathon, and while there may be stretches along the way where you feel like picking up speed or dragging … More 7 habits of highly effective novelists
Know the rules so you can break ’em – and that applies to writing. Here are some consider.
#writingadvice #writingtips … More Writing Notebook: 6 Writing Rules To Know So You Can Break Them
What is the role of a supporting character in a story? Share your thoughts with his in this week’s Writer’s Notebook! … More Writers Notebook: 5 Things About Supporting Characters
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