Her Heart…Grieves

“Sometimes the sun shines cold
The road is lonely as I walk alone
In the sky the clouds are racing fast
It’s becoming so cold outside

Time has come, time has come

All we need is faith

Thy Will Be Done
All we need is faith

Thy Will Be Done
Faith is all we need

I know you’re good
But this don’t feel good right now
And I know you think
Of things I could never think about
It’s hard to count it all joy
Distracted by the noise
Just trying to make sense
Of all your promises
Sometimes I gotta stop
Remember that you’re God
And I am not

Keep my heart wrapped in chains

Cry in the rain

I don’t need it anyway

Release the pain

I’m just gonna need a name

Cry in the rain

Anything left you can take

Release the pain

As I stand in the rain of this cold day
Tears are the words when I cannot confess the pain
Time will heal
But I don’t want to feel

All we need is faith

Thy Will Be Done
All we need is faith

Thy Will Be Done
Faith is all we need

We are one breath apart, my love
And I’ll be holding it in ’til we’re together
Hear me call your name
Just speak, speak to me, speak to me, speak

Cry now and let it go
Cry now
Cry now and let it go
Cry now
Cry now and let it go
Cry now
Cry now”
Created by using lyrics from the songs below, I don’t own any of the words:


I’ve come up with these fun little certificates for you readers and members of the Madness Family.

I have two versions a fancy one and a printer friendly one, both signed by Muse, Viktor, and me.

Certificate 2 Final


Certificate PR Final

Choose one or both and show off your membership to this deadly, fun, and magical family.

We are delighted you are here with all of us and have let my characters share their stories with you.  The ride continues.

Remember no take backs.  Once you’re in, you’re in for life.





Quanisha A. McGruder

Catching up the Madness Family


Flickr. The Shadow Man.  By Derek Hatfleld.

Good Morning and

Welcome to the Embrace the Viktor.

Ah, I can feel the nudge from the dear scribe.

Does she not appreciate a little humor? *Tsk, tsk*

Our Scribe has been in a mood.

And I know what you’re thinking,

“She did just get her heart ripped out and bested by one of her creations while you watched.”

Yes, yes,

I know.

After you readers left, I had a talk with Mrs. Queen of Hearts

Did you think I would just let our sweet Scribe be hurt and at least not ask what the ramifications were?

I mean I did have a contract for October Madness 2016 that I did not want ruined by one character’s anger.

But the Queen is interesting and I feel will spice things up.

What she wants is an inside look at the inner emotional working of our Scribe

Using what was in her heart to bring Love back.

The Queen didn’t tell me when this will be but she will be using Muse to push Scribe to do her bidding.

And yes that pesky Muse is conscious again.

But digressing from that and back to my blog,

Our Scribe wants new content then lets do it.

I have a few tricks up my sleeve that I will not tell you yet except one.

I have the inkling to do some digging in other Scribes mind’s

We will be delving in the minds of other Scribes around the world and on different journey in their own Creativity Forest.

I have one in mind,

this Scribe’s second book will be releasing soon.

We will be in the midst of the excitement.

Cool, I know.

Our scribe will be keeping a careful eye on me

Even though I was not responsible for her heart being tampered with.

She will be here now and again with I’m sure her Peek’s Inside

And keeping you update with her Precious creation, The Foretold.

I have to go now, I have much work to do.



Don’t remember the Queen, check out her rude awakening here


Behind the Madness


Flickr.  Phonar Task.  By Amber Nicholls and Daisy Ware-Jarrett.

“Who knew your neck of the woods was so bright. Alright, you’ve called me here for a reason?”

I gazed up at the speaker with a raised brow. He brought darkness to my sunny Creativity Forest; the colorful butterflies that flew around my throne didn’t get close to him. I still couldn’t figure out why I couldn’t see the features on his face. He was a shadowed creature of mystery.

“Viktor, how nice of you to finally join us.” Muse bells voice rang with annoyance. I could feel her temper.

She stood by the right side of my throne finally still after she had been pacing before his arrival. She was so annoyed, her own pink hair swishing on her arms as she paced became a problem. So, she had braided her pink and white streaked hair and crowned it around her head.

I’ve never seen her so angry. Although, I’m sure she’s gotten frustrated with my sporadic tendencies to show up to write.

With Viktor, she was not happy she could not control him as she did the other character spirits here.

Through the shadows, I could see the whiteness of his fangs as he smirked at Muse. I caught Muse’s sparkling hand before she lunged and patted it. Now wasn’t the time. Viktor turned towards me and inclined his head.

Accept my apologies Ms. Scribe, I was tending to the blog.

I nodded and dismissed the power plays between the two, I didn’t care. As long as he was here now. I motioned for both to have a seat when the two plush chair appeared.

“I bought you both here because it’s some things I want to discuss.” I snapped my fingers.

Paper floated around me. Files appeared on the ground coated in sparkling glitter.

“These are compiled from Embrace The Madness; both published and drafted posts”

“We have multiple things that I would like to finish also want to bring some new content to the blog.”

I motioned to the floating pages.

“I want to bring in better content but I also feel like I’ve abandoned my other responsibility.” I got up, smoothed down my pink blouse and black slacks, and began walking forward.

We walked together to the clearing before us and the floating doors. It didn’t take us long to reach the door I wanted. I felt the pulse in my bones. I needed to complete this.

Cold rainbow mists flowed from the double doors. Magic glittered from each end of the doors. I caressed the panel that had a shadowed version of the Fates inscribed into it.


I tapped on the door.

“I’m ready to get back inside and clean it up.”

“I feel torn between the two and spreading focus between the blog and this novella, but I know that this is of great importance for me to finish.” I saw Muse nod beside me and Viktor tilted his head.

“With that thought in mind, I need help from you both. Viktor I’m giving you free rein on the blog. Keep the ideas simple, doable, and exciting.” I handed him a black skull key with a red ribbon around it. Well tried to hand it to him. Once my hand encountered the shadows the key rose from my grasp then disappeared.

I paused before continuing.

“Muse and I will pop in every now and then, to help and work but I will also be focusing on The Foretold and since both of you have a way with the character spirits here I also have another job for you both.”

“I need help researching and getting the character’s to speak up.”

“Muse send me their dreams. Send me the thoughts as I open myself back up these characters. I have many notes written in various journals, I need your help finding these.”

She nodded.

Viktor the All-Knowing research on these factions will become your second focus.”

“Muse can definitely help you out and point you in the right directions. We are a team. We need to be a team.”

I first held Viktor’s shadowed face with a stern look. I didn’t know what he felt about these orders and I hoped to give him free rein that didn’t backfire on me. I gentled my expression before I turned to Muse.

The second I took my eyes off Viktor all hell broke loose. 

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