The self-directed inspiration to elevated states of mind that leads to works of art. Sometimes mistakenly credited to a Muse when, in fact, you are the source of your own inspired creation.
It dawned on Geoff that it was not Crystal, his so called Muse, that led to the genius of his work, but it was his own doing. He had become an Autonomuse, inspiring himself without looking to others. And he felt liberated.