Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Play lists

I've always wanted to be a writer that had a playlist to go with my books. I want it more than ever, after reading BuildingMyLife's playlist posts for her WiP "Lighthouse". 1, 2, 3 and 4.

The fact is that while a song might inspire a story, or while I might think a song has a similar theme to one of my stories, I don't have play lists. I can't write and listen to music at the same time. I've tried, but I'm just one of those people that tunes out the sounds around me when I write.

However, I've been thinking of trying to find ways to create playlists for my stories anyway. A kind of "If I could listen to playlists, these songs would have been on it for this book". Or if I ever make a book trailer, I could use those songs as the music for trailer. (Oops, then there's the whole thing about getting rights to use those songs.)


  1. do it! i'd be excited to hear what you pick for Troll Wife.

  2. So far I can only think of one. A child singing (acapella) "Bye Baby Bunting".

  3. I'd be very interested to see what you come up with! For some reason my playlists don't always work. Some I have 20 songs for, others I write in silence... Hmmm, I need to have a better system!

    Good luck!


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