M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: My Muse’s Name is Loki 02/25/15

As mentioned in my last post, the muse has finally started talking to me. While I was showering last night, the entire end of the story just flowed through my head like scenes from a movie on fast forward.

I’m just standing there going, I’ve gotta write this down. And I couldn’t. Because I was in the shower.

Yes, I know. I have a waterproof notepad already in the shower for times like this. But the notepad wouldn’t have been big enough. My hot water tank isn’t big enough.

So after scrambling out of the shower, I spent the rest of the evening half-wet, madly typing rest of my story in somewhat outline form into the computer…

So the muse stayed silent for two months, then waited until the least convenient time to sing me the story of five chapters.

I swear my muse’s name is Loki.



About M. B. Weston

Award-winning author M. B. Weston is one of the fantasy genre’s new, emerging voices. The Elysian Chronicles, her flagship fantasy series about guardian angel warfare and treason, has been referred to as, “…filling a big part of the void that will be left by the final Harry Potter,” by award-winning author, Vincent O’Neil. Weston’s writing attracts both fantasy and non-fantasy readers, and her audience ranges from upper-elementary students to adults. The Elysian Chronicles is being adapted into a graphic novel, and her newest book, The Sword of the Vanir (working title), is due out in Spring 2013. A gifted orator, Weston has been invited as a guest speaker to numerous writing and science fiction/fantasy panels at conventions across the US, including DragonCon, BabelCon, NecronomiCon, and ImagiCon. She has served on panels with such authors as Sherrilyn Kenyon, J. F. Lewis, Todd McCaffrey, and Jonathan Maberry. Weston has spoken to thousands of students and adults about the craft of writing and has been invited as the keynote speaker at youth camps and at several schools throughout the US.
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