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I am soooo sorry for the lateness
of this issue. I have been snowed under, I have been sick, and I am
now way behind.
Because this issue is so late, it will be
the only one for March. It's impossible to squeeze another one
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With that in mind, and the number of hours I've had to spend to rid
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those people who it was meant to help are not using it.
That being the case, I've removed the forum.
Okay, this issue we have a terrific article from Judy Bagshaw which
talks about what to do when your muse goes AWOL. Read Judy's
article if you want to chase that muse demon away - whether you
write romance, or something else entirely.
That's it from me [FIRSTNAME] - time
to sit back and enjoy this issue.
Til next time…
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When Your Writing Muse
ŠJudy Bagshaw - All Rights
As writers we all have those times when it seems as if
our idea well has gone dry, our creative muscle has
atrophied, and our muse has gone AWOL. And those times
can be frustrating. We live in an increasingly busy
world, our lives filled with stresses of one kind or
another. Many of us have multiple demands on our time,
so it’s no wonder that we hit these walls every now and
But if/when it does happen it’s no good throwing up our
hands and accepting that our muse is a fickle wench and
is in control of the situation. On the contrary, there
are many ways that you can entice her to return to
That being said, priming the creative pump will be
different for everyone. What works for me, will not
necessarily work for you. You need to try a variety of
approaches and find that magic formula that returns you
to full writing force.
Music can be a powerful stimulator of the imagination. A
writing colleague of mine is a big advocate of blending
music with her writing. She creates playlists for each
WIP, and often has specific songs attached to specific
characters. She plays this music while writing and the
music helps keep her in the world she’s creating. She
has specific genres of music that energize her, so will
sometimes just crank up the tunes and dance. The burst
of adrenalin will often bring on a spurt of writing.
If you have been working hard on a specific project, you
may need to step away for a little while and focus on an
entirely different activity. For example, spend an
afternoon baking or cooking. It can be very creative,
and it frees the mind for a while. You can go back to
your manuscript refreshed, and the bonus is your house
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Do something else that taps directly into that creative
side of yourself. Paint or draw or sculpt. Get out your
sewing machine. Dabble in making some jewelry. Muck
about with your craft supplies. Play the piano or
guitar. You are exercising the same muscles used for
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