Sorry It’s Not Me, It’s the Muse!

An e-mail from a fellow author:

“Sorry it took so long to respond. My younger one had a birthday and it’s always a series of events, lol! One for the friends, one for the family and the real one, the actual day, is for us. So, since Friday I had no peace, lol :D

(Not that I managed to get away from the Muse.)

Between cleaning the house and all the preparations on Friday to be ready to receive the girls from her class, I managed to ‘get caught’ with my laptop in our bedroom. Ten minutes before the girls were supposed to arrive.

My husband came in to get dressed. Imagine his shock to discover me crouching over my laptop. Typing eagerly! He stared at me with disbelieve and all I managed to say was ‘it’s not what you think’! LOL. I really felt guilty. He expected me to put my writing aside at least for our daughter’s birthday. LOL! It was a ridiculous situation :D I probably would feel less guilty if he caught me there with another man :D”

And that folks is what happens when the Muse hits and you are a writer. A writer, writes. No matter what. No matter where, a writer writes.

Zoe Saadia is a wonderful author, daughter, wife and mother. In her old life, she was an accountant. In this, her new and amazing career, she lives to write and care for her family.


Lonely Condom Seeks Valentine

Valentine’s Day with National Condom Week


Is it any surprise that today is not only Valentine’s Day but also National Condom Week? Not to me. I can see the correlation here. Honestly, can’t you see it?

Here we are embarking on another V-day where expectations are high and demand is even higher. So, she is expecting a great dinner with flowers and chocolates. You may not be ready to give her that ring she wants but you sure want to get into her pants tonight, right? [Read more...]

Mushrooms are different and strange.

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One of my favorite things to photograph is mushrooms. I always find them in hidden places, dark places. The colors amaze me. Under appreciated, they thrive even when neglected and unnoticed.

May you thrive even in darkness
May you grow in the hidden places of your heart
May you find peace in the quiet areas of life.