Dig a Little Deeper- Advice from my sardonic/wise muse #amwriting #writingcommunity #writingchallenge

Jacquie’s muse gives her a pep talk, something a lot of writer’s seem to need during these troubled times. Enjoy!

Jacquie Biggar-USA Today Best-selling author

Advice from a Sardonic wise Muse

Diana Peach from Myths of the Mirror has kindly opened her blog to guests with a challenge to write a short story about your muse. Here’s mine:

“It’s your turn.”

I nod absently and continue staring at the board as though the answer is going to appear any time and if I look away for even a millisecond it’ll be gone forever. “I know, just give me a minute, will you?”

“A minute wouldn’t be bad. You’ve been in this exact same place for days now. How do you expect to get anywhere by staring into space?”

He doesn’t understand. It’s not that easy to catch the right word, line, paragraph before it disappears into the ether. “Brilliance takes time,” I tell him.

He snorts. “Pardon me, I didn’t realize you had such high aspirations. Still, you’re not get any younger–“

“Hey,” I…

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15 thoughts on “Dig a Little Deeper- Advice from my sardonic/wise muse #amwriting #writingcommunity #writingchallenge

  1. Erica/Erika says:

    I am enjoying the conversations between the muses. It is interesting for me to witness how accomplished writers often bicker and barter with their muses. A fun series, Diana!

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  2. This was excellent but I’m not letting my muse read it. Don’t want her to get any ideas.

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  3. C.E.Robinson says:

    Diana, this is such a creative dialogue with a muse challenge. I’m thinking about my 2 muses Lydia (librarian type) and Lilly (the flower child) that bicker about how I should write a query letter & book blurb. 😳 It’s coming soon! 📚🎶 Christine

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  4. balroop2013 says:

    My muse did barge in yesterday, Diana and I’ve confronted her. Will post it soon. 🙂

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