I was spending another morning in the coffee shop, staring at a blank document on my laptop screen when I heard a soft tapping at the window. I ignored it, but it got louder. I looked up to see a hulking figure with burning eyes staring at me through the glass.
“Hello,” it whispered. “I’m your new muse.” It smiled, exposing razor-sharp fangs.
“What?” I asked. I glanced around, but nobody else seemed to notice it.
“I just transferred from the nightmares division,” it explained. “You’re my first case.”
I nodded, dumbstruck.
“So, how’s that manuscript going?”
I started typing.

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