A Vase of Wildflowers

I'm a writer because I have stage fright.

What’s Your Favorite Music to Write To?

So I have quite a wide range of taste in music. I love the mellow chords of instrumental praise and the exciting guitar rifts of metal music. Sometimes, however, I love some peace and quiet.

What’s your favorite music to listen to? I’ve listed some of my favorite songs below and how they inspire me.

*Note: some of these videos include flashing lights/images.

For tranquil scenes:

For scenes where important change occurs:

For scenes filled with excitement:

For scenes filled with crazy, unexpected things:

For scenes about sadness:

For sinister scenes:

For scenes about exhaustion/injustice/oppression:

For scenes about finding happiness and letting go:

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7 comments on “What’s Your Favorite Music to Write To?

  1. coolerbs
    November 6, 2014

    A lot of Paramore, MCR and Hollywood Undead. The frantic nature of the songs keeps me energetic while I’m writing.
    This song especially:

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    • L. N. Holmes
      November 6, 2014

      I love Paramore! If you like Hollywood Undead, do you like bands that are somewhat similar like Linkin Park and Red?

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      • coolerbs
        November 6, 2014

        (Funny enough “Misery Business” was playing on my headphones when I started typing this)

        Not as much as H.U. but I do like me some Linkin Park from time to time. Haven’t heard of Red before. I might just have to check them out.

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  2. J.L. Pattison
    November 7, 2014

    I gravitate to solo piano music mostly. Occasionally a little Sinatra or country. Whatever it is it can’t be too distracting.

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