A few weeks ago I wrote a post about the magic of coffee. Today I want to touch on the second motivational tool that makes my writing world tick. Music.
I know that not every writer listens to music while they write – some prefer silence, some prefer listening to the hum of activity around them, and some can simply write in any situation. I, however, love listening to music while I write. I used to listen to whatever twenty or thirty songs were my favorites at the time. After that I tried listening to classical music. Then I tried instrumental versions of popular songs. And later I tried all kinds of different things. About a year ago I landed on what I think is the perfect writing music for me. Movie scores.
I love listening to movie scores because they almost always are without words, which helps them stay…
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