Media Writing Prompt | October 2021

What if you found an ancient sword in the middle of a lake? Watch this clip below: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-europe-45763186 Now write a story or poem inspired by this clip. Let your creativity take you wherever it will or keep reading for muse stimulators if you would like suggestions. Muse Stimulators: Who was the original owner?How did… Continue reading Media Writing Prompt | October 2021

Review | The Warrior Poet – by Sharon Lynn Fisher

Outlander. But better. Oh and it has magic. So way better. This book follows the story of Neve, who lives in present day Portland Oregon, and William Butler Yeats, who lives in 19th century Ireland. Connected from a past life, they are reunited through magical forces, and must figure out how to stop the evil… Continue reading Review | The Warrior Poet – by Sharon Lynn Fisher

Monthly Writing Prompt – October 2021!

The edge of the platform begins at the tip of your toes. You stare down into a seemingly endless abyss. There's a roaring sound in your ears. Goosebumps raise on your arms, and your heart races faster and faster. This is it. This is the moment. This is the moment your life changes forever. **Muse… Continue reading Monthly Writing Prompt – October 2021!

Let’s Talk About Nanowrimo

Nanowrimo. Just hearing the word makes me wince. National November Writing Month is the most exhausting month of the year for many writers. Why? Because 50,000 words in one month is a LOT. That's 1,666 words a day on average. But wait MJ, you may say, I can pump out 1,666 words easy in a… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Nanowrimo

Review | The Adventures of Odysseus, by Sonia Elisabetta Corvaglia, Illustrated by Anna Lang

The fourth and final children's book in the the Little Library of Greek Myths went down without a hitch. My son even said that he wanted to read it again another night. A clear success. As with the other three books in this series, the artwork was attention grabbing for a child, and the story… Continue reading Review | The Adventures of Odysseus, by Sonia Elisabetta Corvaglia, Illustrated by Anna Lang

Word Prompt | September 2021

Stimulate your Muse with this one-word prompt! I recommend going somewhere quiet with your laptop or pen and paper and thinking about this word for at least 3 minutes. Ambition What images come to mind? What emotions? What memories? What desires? Now write. Happy Writing! ~MJ

Review | Theseus and The Minotaur – by Sonia Elisabetta Corvaglia, Illustrated by Anna Lang

Theseus and The Minotaur, by Sonia Elisabetta Corvaglia and illustrated by Anna Lang is part of the Little Library of Greek Myths published by Starry Forest Books and will be available for purchase on 21 September 2021. This is the third book in this series that I have read to my son Dante for a… Continue reading Review | Theseus and The Minotaur – by Sonia Elisabetta Corvaglia, Illustrated by Anna Lang

Review | Zeus – by Sonia Elisabetta Corvaglia, Illustrated by Anna Lang

Zeus, by Sonia Elisabetta Corvaglia and illustrated by Anna Lang is part of the Little Library of Greek Myths published by Starry Forest Books and will be available for purchase on 21 September 2021. This is the second book in this series that I've read to my son Dante at bedtime. Like the first, Hercules… Continue reading Review | Zeus – by Sonia Elisabetta Corvaglia, Illustrated by Anna Lang

Review | Hercules – by Sonia Elisabetta Corvaglia, Illustrated by Anna Lang

Hercules, by Sonia Elisabetta Corvaglia and Illustrated by Anna Lang is part of the Little Library of Greek Myths published by Starry Forest Books and will be available for purchase on 21 September 2021. I read this story to my son, Dante, who is turning 4 next month. He really enjoyed it and was engaged… Continue reading Review | Hercules – by Sonia Elisabetta Corvaglia, Illustrated by Anna Lang

Monthly Writing Prompt – September 2021

What a better way to begin a new month than with a writing prompt? I hope you enjoy this one! A song is playing. The rhythm tingles into your limbs, stirring emotions deep within. A memory springs up, a painful one. It weaves its way from a blurry whisper into a vivid imagining that feels… Continue reading Monthly Writing Prompt – September 2021