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Welcome To Blog Country

We don’t just create content for you. We create content for ourselves as well. You never know what you’ll find in The Muses Funhouse blog. From short stories to poetry, instructional to ramblings, we hope you enjoy what you find here.

Character Profiles

Beyond the Steps of Stone: Maturity, Character Voice & Evolving Story

One of my goals is to get Beyond the Steps of Stone published in 2021. I don’t care if I go the traditional route and pitch it to an agent or self-publish it. I just know that next year is the year. As I started reworking the book, I also discovered that I did not connect with the characters the same way. So, I started looking at the original character templates I came up with and that little voice in the back of my head went, “Nope.” I no longer heard any of the voices the same way and I knew that my book was changing into something more as I worked on it.

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Musings

Book Hangover

Ever nurse a book hangover? I have. And the most recent one came after I had finished reading “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkien for the third or fourth time since becoming an adult.

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Character Profiles

Meet Crispin Yates

Meet Crispin Yates, the love interest of my forthcoming novel, “The Loch.” Get a rare glimpse of how I build my characters.

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Short Story

The One That Got Away

Day 2 of my Writing Bootcamp challenge was to write about the one that got away. I’ve never really had “one that got away” so this gave me the chance to do a little creative short story fiction writing in first person POV. Enjoy.

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Writing Tips

What Inspires Your Writing?

Writing inspiration comes from a variety of places and while we may share those places with other writers, each one is still unique to the individual.

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Musings

The Soundtrack Of My Brain

Music has always been an inspiration for me. From movie soundtracks to Gregorian chants and everything in between, I find music a comfort, a balm on my restless spirit, the perfect complement to the stories that I write.

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Musings

Welcome To My Home!

Welcome to the insanity that is my mind. My brain never shuts off. It never stops pondering things, discovering new characters, developing new stories.

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