Musings and Amusings

I have a confession.



I have committed the ultimate blogging sin.

I lust after another blogger’s muse.

Morpheus Source: Wikipedia Dream (comics)

Source: Wikipedia Dream (comics)


In my defense, I don’t have a muse. Every writer ought to have a muse, and we ARE a sharing community, right?


Fine, I might have overstepped on the “sharing” boundary, but honestly I think Kirsten has kicked Morpheus to the curb.

The last I heard, Morpheus was slurping daiquiris and chiding Kirsten for blogging when she should have been working on her novel.

He’s either lying in the gutter in a drunken stupor or Kirsten has committed Morpheus-murder.

Don’t we owe it to muses everywhere to grill Kirsten on Morpheus’s whereabouts?

(Seriously, folks, Kirsten is a talented writer worth a look-see.)

Comments on: "The Last I Heard, He Was Slurping a Daiquiri" (25)

  1. I would rather be slurping daiquiris myself!!

  2. I too want a muse!!!!!!

  3. I’m sorry, but I suspect there are rules against stealing somebody’s muse.

  4. Omigosh! ๐Ÿ™‚
    You are soooo sweet to worry about Monsieur M! I can assure you that he is alive and well–okay, maybe he’s not really ‘alive’ but you know what I mean. ๐Ÿ˜‰ He’s been off on his own this summer (he got a tattoo!) while I’ve been super busy writing. Big, big things have happened in the world of my novel though. Wonderful things!
    (I do have a post on deck for everyone though, hopefully soon.)
    Meanwhile how about a link to an older post?This was one I wrote after participating in National Novel Writing Month- (NaNoWriMo for short) last November:
    And another after I started a new novel last April:

    I’m touched that you enjoy my musings so much! You totally made my day. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • I bet his tattoo is a heart on his bicep that says “Kristen” because you know how those tattoos are always misspelled ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thanks for links to other great posts of yours. Now I’ve got my bedtime reading tonight.

      So happy to hear good news is coming on your novel.

      • Oh, you’re absolutely right about my name–so many people get it wrong! At least the writing contest folks got it right–oops, don’t want to give away too much yet. ๐Ÿ˜‰
        And the tattoo?
        It reads ‘Truth’ ๐Ÿ™‚

      • :-).

        Now you really have aroused my anticipation !

  5. Ha. Funny. After reading this I had to go to Kirsten’s blog and see what it was all about.

    • I hope you enjoyed them. Her whole April of A-Z posts was so informational because it was all about the nuts and bolts of using WordPress and blog maintenance tips.

      And her posts about her muse are so amusing to me.

  6. Hah join the no muse club I don’t have one either!

  7. I’m very amused thank you! I will definitely check her wordpress nuts and bolts and blog maintenance tips. How very kind of her! She will be my muse methinks … thank you to her, and you too Sammy.

  8. A daiquiri drinking muse that wears eyeliner is right up my street! Yes I shall definitely have to borrow Morpheus – or at least create a muse in his image. Although the name is forever linked to Laurence Fishburn and The Matrix in my mind. Not that having that guy be your muse would be a bad thing. I imagine he’d give a serious kick up the arse if it was ever needed!
    And thanks for the referral to Kristen’s blog, I already am looking forward to reading it!

    • Yes, Laurence would make an edgy, no excuses muse for sure!

      I spent awhile yesterday going back through Kirsten’s earlier muse posts. My God, she’s a descriptive writer who handles dialogue wit finesse and aplomb!

      Maybe I want Kirsten for my muse ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Love the first photo. Is that you?

  10. Haha, of course I had to check out Kirsten’s blog and found the post inspiring and good. We all need a good muse, and much as we also need to send such muse on vacation from time to time, drink in peace. My muse can be quite bossy, waking me at night, slapping me across the head with an idea while shopping. Cheers.

    Great pic in Barcelona. I think you’ll be forgiven. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Yes, I’ve heard those muses can be quite controlling, but the upside is they coax such terrific writing from you and Kirsten ๐Ÿ™‚

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