Writing Quest Part 12 – Music to Inspire

This week I’ve mostly been focusing on a chapter that focuses on the return of a character that is one of my personal favourites. Progress has been a bit slow due to other commitments and inspiration was flagging slightly (the curse of all writers).

To remedy this I went on the search for some music that would get my brain firing and my imagination kicking back into high gear. Below is just a few of the tracks I found that have given me back that desire to write.

Many writers say that they need perfect quiet before they can write, not me. I tend to work best with a set of headphones on blasting out epic music. Why epic music? To me this genre of music is perfect for writing fantasy or sci-fi to. It stirs up emotions and the music allows my brain to conjure up scenes. The pacing of music also helps me with the pacing of my writing. A serene piece of music often helps when writing scenes and chapters focusing on calm periods in the story whereas a fast paced piece helps with action and battle scenes.

Writing fantasy requires me to visualise what I want to put down onto a page. All those horrible monster and massive battles have been played out liked movies in my head before I start writing. In some ways being a writer is like being a movie maker albeit one that doesn’t produce film and puts those images into words. It’s tough to explain to a non-writer.

Also, don’t forget that Heir to the Sundered Crown is on sale until the end of this week! If you’ve not yet delved into the world of the Sundered Crown Saga now is a great time to do so.

Anyhow here’s just a few of the tracks I’ve been listening to this week –

 

 

 

The epic Sundered Crown Saga is available on kindle and paperback now!
Heir to the Sundered Crown (Book 1) – http://a.co/cRiRqBL
War for the Sundered Crown (Book 2) – http://a.co/39JC6qc
Paperback editions –
Heir to the Sundered Crown http://amzn.to/1XDSxlg
War for the Sundered Crown http://amzn.to/1RiVFDs

Follow me on Facebook and Twitter or sign up to the newsletter (you’ll get a free copy of Danon)

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s