My Persistent Muse

I think a lot of us can relate to muses that wake us up in the middle of the night… like Jan’s muse. Enjoy.

Writing and Music


D. Wallace Peach put out a call on her Myths of the Mirror blog site challenging authors to write about their muse. I wasn’t going to write anything and then this happened. 🙂 True story!

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“Jan. Jan. Wake up.”

Someone taps on my shoulder.

I burrow deeper under the covers.

Louder this time. “Jan. Wake up.”

I groan and roll over with one eye open. “What do you want? I’m sleeping.”

“Yes, I know but wait until you hear this.”

I rub my eyes and yawn, then glance at the clock.

“It’s 4 am. I’m tired. I work hard and I need my rest. Can I just take some notes and get to it when the sun comes up?”

“No! If you do, you’ll lose it. Come on.” He reached out a hand and I took it, regretting that action.

Now on my feet…

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23 thoughts on “My Persistent Muse

  1. Very nice muse but even I would not like to write or get my thinking mind to write any muse in the morning. Great post, Diana.

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  2. He meant business, Jan! 🙂

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  3. If we didn’t know better, we could be nuts…. lol… maybe that why others think we are.. 🤣🤗

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  4. LOL… No fair how the muses always get to chill out as soon as we start working. Maybe that’s why mine is such a taskmaster. She wants to get some rest.

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