Joan Hiatt Harlow
January 22, 2009Do authors really have a muse? I have a muse who presents me with ideas and plots and characters. Although it takes research, imagination, knowledge of the craft, devotion,and especially PASSION, to write an historical novel, I, for one, can attest to having my own personal muse. She is also my dream-keeper and she's taught me:
1) To listen to my own inner voice
2) To trust that inspiration is everywhere, and if our minds are open to wonder, it will be revealed.
3) Too many words can stifle a thought
4) To laugh at myself
5) Never give away my gift or... see more