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!)
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!
Unveiling our December Writing Prompt… Look out for new short stories coming your way in the coming days!
#amwriting #shortstories #fiction #prose … More Unveiling our December Prompt…
This week, our guest writer, Singapore poet Fiona Cheong, tries her hand at our writing prompt!
#amwriting #poetry #writingprompt … More Untitled
Our September prompt calls for a meandering, dreamy short story, and that’s exactly what Joyce did with her piece.
Read it now on Muse in Pocket, Pen in Hand.
… More The Distance From the Sky
As we step into fall, here’s a dreamy writing prompt for September. Watch this space for new fiction coming your way!
#amwriting #shortstories … More September Writing Prompt
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
This #MusicMonday, we’re sharing our favorite tunes for the magical realism genre. Share your thoughts and recommendations with us too!
#amlistening #amwriting #writinginspiration … More #MusicMonday: Magical Realism
What makes a character tick and a reader stick? We’re delving into how to create compelling characters this month in Writer’s Notebook!
#writingtips … More #WritingNotebook: On Creating Compelling Characters
I’ve always suffered from bad dreams. I’m not sure where the suffering came from—or used to come from, rather. But memories from my childhood aren’t complete without remembering the night terrors, without vivid recollections waking up with a cold sweat, the shakes, only being able to wake up at all because of the screaming. I … More A Spider’s Warning
The latest #FictionFriday #shortstory, “The House At The End of The Lane”, takes you into the mind of a madman. Or is he really? … More The House At The End of The Lane