Muse of the Month Contest Details

I owe much of my creative inspiration to Jack and Riley, my occasionally considerate, often begging, always-lovable kitties. If you too have an inspiring pet, why not enter their photo in the Monthly Muse Contest?

Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000035_00017]Each month, a pet will be selected from all entries received and named the Muse of the Month. The winning pet photo will be featured in a post on this website. Plus, the owner of the winning pet will receive an autographed print copy of The Weight of the Moon.

It’s simple to enter. Just send an email to with the words Muse Contest Entry in the subject line. Please include the following with your entry:laptop keyboard

  • Name and email address of the person submitting the entry
  • Photo(s), in JPG format only, of the pet
  • Name of the pet and caption (optional) for the photo(s)

Here’s some other very useful information you need to review before submitting your entry:

Photos must be in a JPG format and cannot exceed a combined total of 3MB in size.
If you have multiple pet muses, you may submit a group photo of the multiple pets. Or, you may submit each of your pet muses individually in separate emails. Multiple submissions will be accepted only if sent in separate emails. JPGs will not be returned and become the property of

Entries may be submitted until further notice. The entire pool of entries, excepting previous winners, will be reviewed for each month’s contest. Winner selection is at my sole discretion. If your entry is selected as a monthly winner, you will be contacted via the email address provided and asked to supply a valid mailing address for shipment of your prize.

By submitting a photo or photos, you agree that this website,, will have the right, without further notice or consideration, to use any and all photos received, whether the photos are monthly winners or not. By submitting a photo or photos, you confirm that you are the owner of all rights, including copyright, to the submitted photo(s) and that you have read and agreed to all of the terms as outlined on this Muse of the Month Contest page.

No purchase necessary to enter or win.