This is how Adam’s noise killed Cupid

Adam sent my Valentine away with his noise. I should have known better. Every one says three’s a crowd. As soon as I picked up my pen, I woke the muse up. He wasn’t happy that I was thinking of someone else. Continue reading

How to keep the Muse happy in 2016 (or five strategies to start the year on a writing note)

Cheat your landlord if you can and must, but do not try to shortchange the Muse. It cannot be done. You can’t fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal.
—William S. Burroughs

I have a Muse called Adam, demanding as hell; mean as that mad tomcat that viciously attacked  me some years ago in Mombasa. He accepts nothing but the finest things. If I’m to keep this one, I’ll have to improve my skills and dish up a continuous flow of engaging writing in 2016. Here’s how I propose to up my game. Continue reading