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Music as Inspiration:

I think music is a great way to get in the right state of mind to write scenes or characters with particular emotions. It's almost a personal Virtual Soundtrack of sorts.
  • Has anyone ever assigned a song to a character or scene that you thought described them quite nicely?

 2 Editor Pall Mall, Sat, 20th Apr '13 6:13:21 PM from United States, East Coast
Don't Fear the Spiders
Music tends not to inspire me but distract me from my work.
Keep it breezy!
To each their own. I've never tried writing while listening to any kind of music, but I could see how it might not work for some people.

I don't know enough music for that, lol. I guess I need to get familiar with more indie/alternative music, because that would be way more helpful than rihanna when I'm writing about a murder investigation.
Winter is coming.
 5 De Marquis, Sat, 20th Apr '13 6:52:26 PM from Hell, USA Relationship Status: Buried in snow, waiting for spring
Who Am I?
I have an action scene in which my heroes stop a terror cell from setting off a nuclear bomb in New York. I cant read what I wrote without hearing U2's "Until the End of the World".
“Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.”
 6 Demetrios, Sat, 20th Apr '13 8:36:51 PM from Northbrook, Illinois
I like to play whichever music is appropriate for the scene I'm writing.
 7 chihuahua 0, Sat, 20th Apr '13 8:48:33 PM from Standoff, USA Relationship Status: I'm in love with my car
Writer's Welcome Wagon
I like to play any kind of music. I once wrote a serious scene to "Gangnam Style", and I'm writing a mundane scene to dramatic Bruno Mars music.

 8 Gaon, Sat, 20th Apr '13 8:48:40 PM from Grim Up North Relationship Status: Above such petty unnecessities
I like seeking themes for my characters. It also serves as Mnemonic because I constantly skip from story to story, and their themes help me refresh their personalities in my mind.

I also like to write with things on the background.
Okay, I'm thinking Evanescence for drama and Florence for epic-o-city.
Winter is coming.
 10 JHM, Sat, 20th Apr '13 9:36:03 PM from Neither Here Nor There Relationship Status: I know
Thunder, Perfect Mind
I have been inspired by a great deal of music, but I prefer to actually work in silence because it is hard for me to focus on creative activities when I am being mentally engaged by something else.
 11 Morwen Edhelwen, Mon, 22nd Apr '13 10:30:06 PM from Sydney, Australia
Tolkien freak
One of my projects is based on The Downeaster Alexa by Billy Joel.
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