Monday, September 24, 2012


This is my desktop wallpaper. A constant reminder of what I should be doing.

Is this your muse?
I joined the latest writers roundtable on Sean Taylor's Bad Girls, Good Guys, and Two-Fisted Action blog: Killing or Kissing the Muse -- Writers on Finding Inspiration. It’s a writing who’s who on a subject we’re all passionate about. Read all about it at

The muse.

Is this your muse?
As our ongoing metaphor for inspiration, she's been the subject of many songs and stories, best portrayed I think in Neil Gaiman's amazing comic Sandman. But I digress. Calliope (the muse of epic poetry) and her sisters have been
made a virtue by some, a vice by others, and by others merely ignored as an urban legend for creators.

To find out how today's hard-working writers feel about the muse and finding inspiration, particularly in today's busy lifestyles where one is most likely a "writer and" -- not merely having the luxury of just being a writer -- we asked.

And some very cool writers answered at
Is this your muse?
What's your muse?


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