Jim (Admin)/ October 11, 2020/ Children's Fiction, Inspiration/ 0 comments

Dreamland is a fictional place visited by Eric and his friends in the books “Dragon Boy” and “The Broken Unicorn”. It is an imaginary place yet feels very real to the protagonists. Perhaps there is a real world parallel. When Eric first discovered Dreamland he had been imagining that he was a dragon flying around his town. Then he realised

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Musing over Muse

Jim (Admin)/ September 25, 2020/ Inspiration/ 0 comments

The Muses Clio, Euterpe, and Thalia, by Eustache Le Sueur, c. 1652-1655 I was talking to a friend the other day about the muse. How it sometimes seems to be evasive. Yet sometimes it hits like a lightbulb going off in my head. The muse is that “Aha!” moment when inspiration for an idea, a story a piece of art,

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