Writing to Music

Posted on January 29, 2007

Writing to music helps the words flow, I’ve found, and eliminates the echoes of badly written sentences bouncing around in my head. The trick, however, is finding the right music.

Or perhaps the write music.

Today is a major writing day. I’m in the final major conflict scene and I’m resisting it because someone gets hurt in this one. Rather badly. I don’t want to do that, but it’s necessary. I’ve assured him he’ll heal.

So the music I’ve chosen to write to is:

Backdraft: Soundrack
by Hans Zimmer

Shepherd Moons
by Enya

Broken Arrow: Soundtrack
by Hans Zimmer

Symphony No. 6
by Beethoven

Lifescapes: Relaxation for Women
by Amy Hayashi-Jones


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