Avoiding the Muse


I guess you could consider this a guest post since the writer of this blog has gone AWOL. I’ve been trying to get in touch with her for days but she’s not taking any of my calls.

Oh, I guess I should tell you who I am. I’m Dawne’s Muse. I apologize for her disappearance, but I’m sure she’ll be back posting at the beginning of the year.

Meanwhile, I’ll be attending the semi-annual Muse Retreat and Convention with my fellow muses. If your muse is missing over the holidays, chances are they’re attending as well. We always have a great time recharging our “inspiration batteries” and swapping ideas. I’m hoping to get John Steinbeck’s Muse’s autograph while I’m there and a glimpse of Stephenie Meyer’s Muse.  But I’ll make sure to keep my distance; I’ve heard some “interesting” things about her. 

Dawne and I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and we look forward to confabulating with you in 2012.

Peace and Blessings,
Dawne’s Muse

PS- I thought coming up with the inspiration was the hard part of writing. But the actual writing of the thing is more difficult than I thought. Don’t let Dawne know, or she’ll never let me hear the end of it.

Writing, blog muse

Writing the actual post is not in my job description


18 comments on “Avoiding the Muse

  1. If you see my damn muse on your retreat, tell her to get her butt back over here ASAP.


  2. I figured that my Thalia was laying on a beach in Vanuatu or Fiji somewhere, drinking margaritas and hitting on unsuspecting tourists.

    Wherever she is, I better score some duty free when she returns.


    • I hope you get your duty free. I also hope other people don’t read this and assume they will be getting anything from their muses.

      If Dawne’s expecting anything from me, she’ll be very disappointed.


  3. I wish my muse got the invite to the retreat. I have ideas bursting from my literary seams and not enough time to get them all down. I know. I know. I shouldn’t complain. Embarrassment of riches and all that. But I have gifts waiting to be made and a clock that won’t stop ticking even when I take the battery out.


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  5. Dawne have a wonderful Christmas and New Year and also to your family and your Muse!!


  6. Fun post! Just the chuckle we all need from time to time. Request for next post: Avoiding the Warden. Seems like the warden who’s supposed to keep us at our desks writing, revising, editing skips out frequently as well. Not sure mine is at the semi-annual Discipline, Determination and Endurance Convention though. More like the daily dip at the corner pub with his mates!


    • You’re right about the warden. He’s probably jealous that the muse gets all the press.

      And thanks to your comment, I’ve realized the biggest problem I have with writing: that my warden and my muse don’t get along. They fight a lot and don’t seem to be around here at the same time. Hmmm… things are going to change around here.


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