I did a post like this a couple of years ago: you can read it here. But in that time, I’ve listened to more music and read some different books. I thought, given my love for both, that it is time I gave it another go.
Music can often be my inspiration. If I’m struggling with a certain scene, or trying to get into a character’s mind-set when something big is occurring, the right song/playlist can often be my key. I wonder if the authors mentioned or, indeed, any published author has their own playlist when they write. Do any of you writers out there have set songs that just scream inspiration to you?
I know, personally, the Spirit soundtrack does it for me every time. But here are some of the songs that I think sum up a few books perfectly: