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The Muse Does Require Sacrifice, But It Isn't What You Think
There is a belief among many writers and artists, myself included, that we must give up something for the sake of our art. That the muse requires sacrifice. That we must honor that requirement or risk the muse’s disapproval, disappointment, and ultimate desertion. It is a belief that stems from our earliest days. So far back, in my own case, I can’t pinpoint its origin. I don’t know where it came from or when it arrived or how. But I do finally see it, and because I’ve seen i