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For the Love of Soundtracks

“And when he shall die, take him, and cut him out in little stars, and he shall make the face of heaven so fine, that all the world will fall in love with night, and pay no worship to the … Continue reading

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Free the Muse with Music –Tip for Writer’s Block

Great advice to be found in “Stomp Writer’s Block. Let Loose!”. Music often saves me. When you’re facing a writer’s block, this post suggests you let loose with some tunes—cynical neighbours and cats be damned. “I pick a song that … Continue reading

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The Importance of Choosing the Right Music for Your Book Trailer

A little while back, I posted a link to my cheezy amateur book trailer. I chose a song by Austra, called Hurt Me Now. Something about the song captured the darkness and desperation of my protagonist’s story. It’s always amazed … Continue reading

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Stop Chasing Shadows

Musical Inspiration for Last Leaf Falls “And the night that you got locked in Was the time to decide Stop chasing shadows Just enjoy the ride.” Enjoy the Ride by Morcheeba (remix)     *You can check out my experimental … Continue reading

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It’s Where My Demons Hide

Musical Inspiration for Last Leaf Falls “Your eyes, they shine so bright I wanna save that light I can’t escape this now Unless you show me how.” Demons by Imagine Dragons   *You can check out my experimental Tumblr page, … Continue reading

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Show Me My Silver Lining

Musical Inspiration for Last Leaf Falls “I hear a voice calling, calling out for me These shackles I’ve made in an attempt to be free Be it for reason, be it for love I won’t take the easy road.” My … Continue reading

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It’s cold here in the writer’s closet…

I realize I haven’t been posting lately. Maybe it’s because I haven’t been very creative of late. But what I have been doing is revising my novel. (And watching too many episodes of Gilmore Girls, yay Netflix. Evil, evil Netflix. And … Continue reading

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Landslide – The Gratitude Files, Music Edition

Today, and everyday, I am thankful for music. Some days I’m not sure I’d get through without it, and when it comes to writing inspiration there is nothing better. Today, let’s appreciate this beauty by Stevie Nicks with Fleetwood Mac, … Continue reading

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Succumbing to NaNoWriMo Madness

So it’s been 21 days since I enthusiastically proclaimed on Facebook that I was joining NaNoWriMo! What’s 50,000 words in a month right?? Okay, I didn’t go into this completely naive. I knew it was a long shot. Apparently a … Continue reading

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5 Simple Steps to Summoning the Writer’s Muse

“Never forget that the nurturing and preservation of your own muse is job one. Lose it and you may be losing a great deal.” ~Robert Genn So it’s been a while since I’ve blogged about any progress on my novel. … Continue reading

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