Writing Posts

Musings over “Ama Te Ipsum”

I had a very different experience writing the latest short story for the Muses, which can be read here, if you're curious (also, if you do want to read this but don't want any elements spoiled, perhaps don't read this post). Usually, after a prompt is chosen, I write the story pretty soon after that and… Continue reading Musings over “Ama Te Ipsum”

Writing Posts

Musings Behind “The State of Unawareness”

This story was definitely not what I expected it to be, when I first looked at the prompt. I really wanted to write a story where the twist was that "they" were humans and the story was told from an animal's perspective. I thought that would be really fun. Yet when I sat down to… Continue reading Musings Behind “The State of Unawareness”

Writing Posts

Differing Opinions: Part One

I really struggled writing my most recent story for our Muses short story blog, which ended up being titled The Triggering Scent of Rabbit Stew. The prompt was super interesting and had absolutely so much promise, but an idea didn't immediately strike me. And in our email discussions, the Muses talked about trying to write some… Continue reading Differing Opinions: Part One

Random Musings, Writing Posts

Interweaving Narratives

Two Fridays ago, I posted my second story on our Muses blog. I...was actually really proud of it. The first story, I was excited how it turned out, but the entire day before I posted it, I was so nervous. I kept telling myself how shit it was, how no one was going to like it and… Continue reading Interweaving Narratives

Writing Posts

The Musings Behind “An Envelope’s Edge”

You guys might have heard that I wrote a short story the other day. But I didn't just write one--I also posted it so that anyone in the world who wanted to read it, could (and still can). And I just have to, being the writer that I am, talk about what that meant to me and… Continue reading The Musings Behind “An Envelope’s Edge”