For me, the most difficult thing was to get a proper pace of writing outside the mad rush that is NaNoWriMo.
It’s the day before NaNoWriMo!
I haven’t done a Favourite Music Thursday in a while, so I thought that this week, after the music and worldbuilding post, some more music would be just the thing. This composition by Two Steps From Hell from their album Battlecry is one of my favourite tracks (and great for a writing soundtrack as well!).…… Continue reading Favourite Music Thursday – Never Back Down
I find that sometimes “writer’s block” can simply be that you need to get into the right headspace to write the next scene, especially if it is an especially difficult or emotional scene.
One of my favourite songs by one of my favourite bands! (Also love the video.)
“O lux beata trinitas” is a Vespers hymn by William Byrd, sung by (among other artists) Anonymous 4 and appears on their album Four Centuries of Chant. For more information about the hymn, click here. The Latin text is followed by an English translation and then an Afrikaans translation. Latin: O lux beata trinitas Et principalis unitas, Iam sol…… Continue reading Favourite Music Thursday: “O lux beata trinitas”
Here we are one weekend away from the start of NaNoWriMo!
Read the first part of the writing music posts here – Epic and Amazing Writing Music (part 1) A lot of writers (like me) use music to set the scene while writing and I’m always on the lookout for new music that will suit whatever I am writing. Mostly this means finding orchestral music that…… Continue reading Epic and Amazing Writing Music (Part 2)
The prompt included using the title of a song as the title of your 100-word story. I tried to write three stories which are part of a bigger whole, but could still be read separately. Below the stories are the songs I used.
Thanks to sites like YouTube it’s getting increasingly easy to find new music to listen to. I find it especially great to find music from which to compile writing soundtracks or music to suit a specific scene or character. Here are five artists (most of which are indie artists) whom I love listening to while…… Continue reading Epic and Amazing Writing Music