Use Songs To Help Name Book Characters

Songs are known for hiding meaning within lyrics. Meaning can be interpreted through word-play, emotion, descriptive language, metaphors, similes, and more. But music can also feature something extra, becoming a resource for writers when it comes time to name book characters. Think about the types of music you have been listening to recently. Some songs are named after a person or, if you listen closely, … Continue reading Use Songs To Help Name Book Characters

The Best Tunes For Any Table Scape

A tasteful Sunday brunch? A flavorful Friday night dinner? A light Wednesday breakfast? Whatever meal you sit down with, at the dining room table or living room coffee table, music is always ready to accompany you. On Monday, I posted a blog about the best instrumentals and ambient tracks to listen to while needing to focus and block out the world. This Thursday edition is … Continue reading The Best Tunes For Any Table Scape

The Best Instrumentals & Ambient Tracks To Listen To And Remain Focused

Maybe you are about to hunker down for the weekend and need to enter the right mindset in order to focus and channel in on the tasks at hand. Right now, it isn’t words that are your friend, but rather instruments and sounds. Maybe you want to push aside the oral strain of voices and soak into the atmosphere of accents only an instrument can … Continue reading The Best Instrumentals & Ambient Tracks To Listen To And Remain Focused

My Road Trip Playlist

Road trips are the perfect time for reflection. Reflection of one’s life and to soak in the landscape as we speed down highways and race across new towns. Road trips also offer ample time to enjoy the music we like and is important in our lives. As a student, the time to embark on road trips is few and far between. But when the chance … Continue reading My Road Trip Playlist

Poems To Inspire Song Writing

Song writing and inspiration go hand in hand. The written word is one way that can influence song writing. Poems about love can inspire love songs, while poetry that yearns for something can create music that also features a sense of loss and wishing. In this blog, I will feature a variety of classic poems that are perfect for song writing. Let the words inspire! … Continue reading Poems To Inspire Song Writing