The hijacking Muse #TuesdayThoughts with Doris(@mamaD8)

Happy Tuesday, peeps, Doris here. Today I bring you the case of the hijacking muse. Yep, you’ve read that right.

You often hear us writerly types talking about our muses, and I know I mention mine quite regularly, but she took the biscuit on Sunday evening. There I am ready to settle down and watch Beauty and the Beast with hubby. We’re binge watching the first three seasons at the minute, and I get the strangest nudge to scroll through my old #TantalizingTuesdays teases. I stopped at this hunk’s tease.


Before I knew it I was 800 words into his story, and had to force myself to stop. At the point of scheduling this post I’m at 5K.


Never mind the fact that I was in the middle of writing a different story. Oh no, that pesky muse decided that RIGHT NOW was the time to write his story.

When she hijacks me like that, I know that resistance is utterly futile, and I just have to be a good girl and take dictation.  Because that muse can be very insistent, if not downright dangerous if I try and ignore her. Forget sleep or being able to function like a half way normal person. That’s simply impossible unless I sit down and write.

Fortunately my family is used to Mummy behaving oddly at times like this. Absent minded doesn’t begin to describe me, as I attempt to get all the other things done, so that I can get back behind that keyboard.

Did I mention my muse is a right slave driver when she gets like that?Depositphotos_40763331_s-2015








So, if I’m not around much, this will be why. I’m chained to my laptop.

What is the point of this post I hear you ask. Well, simply put this. If your muse hijacks you, don’t resist it. Go with her/him, and you might just discover magic at your fingertips.

That’s all from me today.

Do stay naughty, folks.

D xxx

3 thoughts on “The hijacking Muse #TuesdayThoughts with Doris(@mamaD8)

  1. I sympathize with you, every now and again my muse goes off on a wild tangent. It’s always best to go along with the crazy muse than fight her, there is no peace when one dares to defy the muse, lol! 😀


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