The Muses are archetypal
figures who inspire creative arts.
many aspects: we use creativity to create beauty, and to see beauty
in the people and the world around us; to create imaginary worlds of
fiction, and to envision change in our lives and our world; to put old
knowledge together in new ways, and create new sciences and philosophies;
to learn new things, and to teach new things.
"The Arts" are
not just graphic arts such as painting and sculpture, not just music
or dance or poetry or story-making, but science and engineering and
carpentry and raising children and every other aspect of our lives
when done with attention and creativity.
Muse101 gives you
resources to develop your own creativity in poetry, humor and other
writing, in web design and other use of the Internet; forums for exploring
your creativity and supporting and encouraging each other's; and an
introduction to a great wide Web of generous and creative souls.
make our world.
Welcome to the Making.
the Poetic Muse, presents a poetry exercise workshop where you can find
descriptions of the elements of poetics and examples of many types of
poetry, and join others in creating your own poems and giving each other
feedback on technique.
the Amused Muse, presents a collection of humor, poems, stories, and
articles on fantasy and science-fiction; and an award for sites that
not both celebrate creativity and inspire it in others.
Unicorn Pen is a set of forums where you can post poems,
short stories, essays and humor, and find links to other literary forums,
references, and workshops.
the web-spinner, has collected information on web design, with a workshop
the web-dancer, presents techniques of getting the most out of the Internet,
including email, search engines, games and books on line.
Muse of History, provides a home for activist art, linking and promoting
people using the creative arts for social change; because history is
what we are making right now.
Muse of Other, introduces you to © Dr. Wes Browning, Anitra Freeman
Upon Whose Kitchen Floor He Has Sometimes Slept, the Bedless Bards of
StreetWrites, the Family History of Muses, and other information about
the beings behind this project.