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Tips on writing stories inspired by songs :

 1 Morwen Edhelwen, Mon, 22nd Apr '13 10:44:29 PM from Sydney, Australia
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I love a lot of songs from before my time (up to the 80s) and one of my favourite singers is Janis Ian, who wrote the song Miracle Row, which starts:

Marie lives on Miracle Row,

She tells fortunes, you know,

At a dollar a throw,

Every pimp and every gigolo,

Has made love in the afternoon

To the lady by the windowsill.

While I was listening to it I got an idea to write a story inspired by it, and while I've written a piece inspired by a song before (see The Dutch Harbor Alexa thread) I want to go deeper with this one, which seems to be an observational piece about a neighbourhood that everyone's desperate to get out of ("Yes, they're gonna get out of here soon".) Anyone have tips?

edited 22nd Apr '13 10:44:42 PM by MorwenEdhelwen

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 2 Morwen Edhelwen, Tue, 14th May '13 6:09:46 AM from Sydney, Australia
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bump
The road goes ever on. -Tolkien
 3 Night, Tue, 14th May '13 8:38:11 AM from PSNS Intrepid Relationship Status: Drift compatible
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I'm honestly not sure I understand the question, or that it's specific enough I could offer useful commentary.
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 4 demarquis, Tue, 14th May '13 10:02:50 AM from Hell, USA Relationship Status: Buried in snow, waiting for spring
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Well, start with the characters, who are they?
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 5 Morwen Edhelwen, Tue, 14th May '13 6:21:41 PM from Sydney, Australia
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[up][up] It's about how to put an original spin on the contents of a song.
The road goes ever on. -Tolkien
 6 Night, Wed, 15th May '13 3:52:30 PM from PSNS Intrepid Relationship Status: Drift compatible
Who you are does not matter.
That's an incredibly broad topic.
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