Tag: short story

A Sort of Understanding

Part 2 of 5 in this complete, autobiographical fantasy, Meta (A)musings by K.C. Hill. My dad, after a while, seemed to settle on the idea that someone slipped LSD into my drink and that I was simply unaware and too naive to...

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Learning to Wait

Part 3 of 5 in this complete, autobiographical fantasy, Meta (A)musings by K.C. Hill. The strange fog in the periphery of my vision thickened, darkened, and my circle of vision, the little bit of my room I could still see,...

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Asking my Dark Tangle for Help

Part 4 of 5 in this complete, autobiographical fantasy, Meta (A)musings by K.C. Hill. I laid myself back on my bed, and rolled over onto my side, hoping she would accept that as an invitation to return to me. I didn’t know how...

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The Conclusion of Meta (A)musings

Part 5 of 5 and the conclusion of this autobiographical fantasy, Meta (A)musings by K.C. Hill. Never Alone Looking back on all this now, I wonder if in fact anyone is ever completely alone, or if there is perhaps a dark squiggle...

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Meta (a)musings

As someone with an active imagination, there is one question I‘m most often asked.

“Where do you get your ideas?“

This may seem like a simple enough question, but it‘s one that generally draws a blip whenever I‘m asked. The short answer is Everywhere. But this falls short, and I know it does.

This latest work of fiction is my way of expressing all this elusive stuff, my attempt to answer that question better.

K.C. HILL SHARES HER DARK TANGLE OF A MUSE IN THIS QUIRKY, AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL FANTASY STORY.

POSTED HERE EXCLUSIVELY AND IN ITS ENTIRETY FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT.

The first time I encountered my Muse, I just totally freaked out and screamed my head off. I wasn’t even writing at the time, and also not painting. In fact, I was hardly ever doing anything at all in those days. It was more my habit to lay my head on my pillow, close my eyes, and let my imagination drift. Outwardly I suppose I must have seemed like a lazy kid, a slightly stupid daydreamer, but in my own mind at least, I was extremely busy.

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