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.
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!
“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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