I’ll trade (my muse is dictatorial as Napoleon, critical as Oscar Wilde, moody as Medusa, and always, it seems, on vacation)

Thea Atkinson’s muse talks back:

A bad muse is still a muse. And lucky you, you’ve got one. Maybe you can put me to use in a product jingle. Give everyone the heebie-jeebies when the damn words get stuck in their brains. Or greeting cards. No. Better: a Hollywood movie. Ever hear of Twister? Rocky? Gone in 60 Seconds?

Yup. You guessed it. I’m their muse too.


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