The Many Faces of The Muse

13401475_s - MUSEOften, as writers, we think of the muse as “other” or something apart from ourselves. I’d argue that she’s always present. There to be coaxed out to play. Join me today as I ponder the muse.

The creative muse is rather like me. She’s moody, unpredictable, driven, bitchy, sweet, funny, critical, some days a slacker and other days a slave-driver. She’s loyal to a fault, compassionate and understanding, yet cold and cryptic at times. She’s sometimes harsh and abrasive, while other times she’s loving and kind. She’s the best of me and she’s the worst of me. She’s my best angels and my worst demons. But she’s me. All of me. Deep in my subconscious, skating the surface, or picking at the details.PATHWAY - MUSE

So I’ve learned to go wherever she leads and to surrender to her guidance. She hasn’t steered me wrong yet. I’ve learned I can trust her…

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About NevaBrown

Neva Brown, a retired secondary teacher/administrator, now enjoys the challenge of writing romance novels and doing editing for other romance writers. She has even ventured into the social media world of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ as well as having a website; . Neva lived on West Texas ranches most of her life and uses that culture and environment in many of her stories. She and her husband now live at Rio Concho West in San Angelo, Texas. They are amazed at how well they have adjusted to ‘city’ living. Neva loves to hear from her readers. She can be reached at
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