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The Writing Muse–Humor at My Expense

by VJ Miller, Sr.

The Writing Muse. What is it and can you train it. Mine, at least, must be female. Why, you ask? Because it’s so fickle, changes her mind, then changes it again then won’t talk to me for days and weeks on end.

Here’s the problem.

The writing Muse jumps into my mind at the most inopportune times when I’ve little time to be productive, then when I’m at the keyboard with all the time in the world she decides to go out for a long walk. And her step-brother, Ambition, usually decides to take a nap. What’s an author to do? Continue reading The Writing Muse–Humor at My Expense

Missing Inspiration: a Writer’s Lament, Satire

Satire by VJ Miller, Sr.

The following is purely satire and in no way fathomable, should be misconstrued as the actual truth.

Linus wishing Snoopy Good LuckThe urge to be artistic has been MIA for a while. I thought my muse had gone on vacation and drowned in the waters off some far flung resort beach. Not so. The tramp is just shacking up with the local beach bum(s) until her itch has been scratched. Continue reading Missing Inspiration: a Writer’s Lament, Satire