Muse Ridden

As I write this, it’s bank holiday in the UK and Memorial Day in the US. The sun is out and – against all the odds – summer is actually here. So what’s a writer to do but write?    I’ve been working on a project since winning Camp NaNoWriMo the First in April, originally […]

On the Muses

Lesley Smith’s post today prompted me to revisit my own experiences with the Muses.  It caused me to ask myself this question:  What does my Muse look like? In classical (Greek) mythology, there are nine named Muses – Calliope, Clio, Euterpe,Thalia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Erato, Polyhymnia, and Urania.  Though originally only three – Melete, Mneme, and Aoide, it was apparently not […]