where’s my muse gone?


Y’know the thing, where you’ve cleared some time, you’ve made some space, you’ve got peace and quiet for a reasonable stretch of time. All those obstacles that prevent you from creating in the usual day-to-day-ness of life………….

……….. and where’s your muse gone?

…… when did that perpetual freaking flood of imagination dry up?

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the thing I was going to do that involved torn book pages and photos. Erm… Meh…

Sometimes (I think) when the ideas sense you’ve made space especially for them – they simply evaporate. ‘Perhaps’ (they think) ‘we aren’t as wild or breathtaking as we seemed from a distance.’

They get shy and they hide. And they lurk, hushed, round the back of your mind, behind the mis-rememberings and the fluff. Where it’s quiet. They fall asleep there.

So It feels like your muse has abandoned you: but all those ideas just need to be coaxed back to the foreground where they can shine again.

In all my years of being and  spending time with creatives I’ve seen this happen over and over. And I’ve learned a few ways to entice them back:

Check out these top tips to Reconnect with your Muse  I put together for Dirty Footprints Studio. 

SevenWays

2 thoughts on “where’s my muse gone?

  1. Yes my muse usually takes a vacation every afternoon when I get home from work. I have all these cool ideas all day long or while driving in my car (places I cant write them down) then I get home to play and…Nothing. Thanks for the seven tips. I will have to try these ideas.

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