Are You Out There Muse? It’s Me….Jules…

I’m reading a book called Write Away by Elizabeth George.  It’s assigned reading for a novel-writing class I’m taking.  No, not a unique or unusual class on writing but rather a class on how to write a novel with the words “planning” and “chaos” in its title which scares me a little.

I came upon this little snippet that summed up the day I’m having….we are at the mercy of a Muse who may turn fickle at the very moment we’re desperately depending upon her fidelity…

Fidelity, huh?  This is obviously some kind of karmic payback.  I’m certain of it.

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Brett
May 9, 2012 5:25 pm

SHockingly, I claim whatever contrary position is available. “Muse”…? To hell with that moody fickle bitch. Moods are things for cattle and love play. Nobody would long tolerate a plumber who said “my heart’s not in it yet…” or a surgeon who sighed “I’m not sure I *feel* like practicing medicine today…” or a batter who stepped out of the box, stared with ennui into the distance until the Ump asked “what’re we waiting on, batter?” and then answered “(sigh) “Inspiration.” Gear up. Game on. Go hard or go home. By God, the Muse will dance when I cue the… Read more »

Brett
May 10, 2012 3:29 pm
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Brett
May 11, 2012 7:04 pm
Reply to  Jules Howe

At least a decade ago I recall loving a site called”Let Me Google That For You dot com” until Google said “STOP THAT. NOW.” so they rebranded as http://www.lmgtfy.com.

Go there, enter whatever search your chat opponent seems to lazy to look up, shorten the link to hide the LMGTFY stuff and then copy-paste the link into your next snark.

Great fun.

When you tire of that, go spend a day playing on http://www.zombo.com.

Because the Infinite is within reach. At Zombo com. Yesssss….