Contact Us      
         Join today or login
You are using an outdated version. Writing will not be shown properly in many cases. Click here to use the current version.

Status

New Here?
Sign Up
Fast! Three Questions.

Already a member?
Login


Contests

Dribble Flash Fiction
Deadline: Today!

Rhyming Poem
Deadline: In 3 Days

8 Words or Less Poem
Deadline: In 5 Days

5-7-5 Poetry
Deadline: In 6 Days

Loop Poetry Contest
Deadline: Dec 5th


Rank

Poet: None
Author: None
Novel: None
Reviewer:None
Votes: None





    Writing Contest Winner 
 Category:  Humor Fan Fiction
  Posted: August 11, 2021      Views: 69

Print It
Save to Bookcase
View Reviews
Rate This
Make Reader Pick
Promote This


Exceptional
This work has reached the exceptional level
Reclaiming My Joy and Sleep
"Midnight Muse" by Sally Law







She knows no boundaries, and nothing is sacred to her, not even sleep.

Arriving with her play-pretties, she entered the bedroom like she always does, taking her leave on my head.

Write this, write that, and don't forget to add this to your writer's list of research. Blah, blah, blah....

She turned on my lamp, and went straight for my candy bowl, coming up with a fist full.

"Muse, do you realize it's after midnight?" I croaked.

"You told me to do this... so, here," she said, handing me a chocolate-stained pad and equally gooey pen. "Write it down! Then you can forget about little ol' me until morning."

"I did say that, didn't I?"

"Of course you did!" She pulled out my ancient trunk of ideas and heaved it open. The dust cloud sent me into a paroxysm of sneezing.

"Ah, ahhh, ahhhhhh, ahhhhtschjjoooooooooooo!"

Unfazed, the shameless muse shook out the writing papers as the lecture began. "Wow! Some of these ideas have been in here for ages," she remarked. "Look at this... and this! Five chapters of a novel? I smell money here!"

I deflated her lofty head like a three-year-old handling a cheap party balloon. "I write for pleasure now," I said, fluffing my feather pillow. "Be a doll and turn out the lights before you leave."

"Huh. So... you've become a contented writer?"

"I suppose I have. Goodnight, Muse."

"One last thing. Don't forget to enter the FanStory contest by ...."

"I said--good night!"

Dusting her hands; she left; a trail of candy wrappers in her wake.


Writing Prompt
Write a story or essay with the topic of "writing". Can be instructional or a character in the story can be a writer. Creative approaches welcomed.
Writing
Contest Winner

Author Notes
I have recently returned to the joy of writing.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

Share or Bookmark
Print It Save to Bookcase View Reviews Make Reader Pick Promote This
© Copyright 2016. Sally Law All rights reserved.
Sally Law has granted FanStory.com, its affiliates and its syndicates non-exclusive rights to display this work.

You need to login or register to write reviews.

It's quick! We only ask four questions to new members.

Interested in posting your own writing online? Click here to find out more.



Write a story or poem and submit your work to receive reviews on your writing. Publish short stories on our book writing site and enter the monthly contests. Guaranteed reviews for everything you write and you will be ranked. Information.


  Contact Us

© 2016 FanStory.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Privacy Statement