By now, your story should be swimming along nicely, even if your poor characters are not. But whether they're barely treading water or on their way to Davy Jones' Locker, it's time for you to think about pulling the plug.
Now, on another note...
Contributors have been a little thin on the ground lately despite some appreciated spruiking by our regulars. It takes a little bravery to put yourself up here but we're a
supportive lot and would love to have you along for the ride.
We here at
10thDoM encourage others to take the challenge. It's a lot of work
administering the site for half a dozen people. And besides, we're running out of
challenges for our most successful contributors, Half-Moose and JeffScape. We
need some young/new/old blood to give them a run for their money. There are
followers on this page who have only contributed intermittently or not at all.
How about giving it a go? It's fun, it's competitive and we'll all read
your stories. You can even receive a goodly amount of feedback if you want it.
(And probably even if you don't.) Remember, anything qualifies, as long as it
addresses the muse - artworks, film, voice, prose, poetry,
photography... anything you fancy. Win a muse and you get to pick one of your
Not everything is always as it seems. There's an old African proverb that says "Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.” As many have discovered, sometimes it's best not to put even a friendship to the test. Well, not unless it's in the interest of a good story. And that's just what our friend Baino hopes to see with this muse.
Got ink? Of
course you do! But if you’re in tears over a tattoo run amuck, Tom of Half Moose with a Twist suggests that now
is the time to put things right. Grab
your pen – or quill, if that better suits your style – and give us a tattoo you
can be proud of.