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Musical Inspirations

Musical Inspirations by Barbara Renner Last month, Neil Diamond announced he is retiring from touring after being recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. He made the announcement during his 50th anniversary tour and canceled his concerts in Australia and New Zealand. … Continue reading

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Batten down the hatches, amygdala!

Batten down the hatches, amygdala! by Joe Torres Music is one of my greatest allies in the war against lack of creativity. I have plenty of ideas, most of which are terrible, but music helps me really focus on creating. … Continue reading

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Music, the Soul Healer of a Writer

Music, the Soul Healer of a Writer by Ofelia Montelongo If music be the food of love, play on. — William Shakespeare As writers, we all have different types of concentration and inspirational techniques. One effective technique is listening to … Continue reading

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Listen to Movie Soundtracks to Create Your Dramatic Voice

Listen to Movie Soundtracks to Create Your Dramatic Voice by Nick Nebelsky One of my writing tools is listening to instrumental film scores. When I find myself stuck in a rut or I’m experiencing a creative block, I turn on … Continue reading

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Top Five Songs I Would Write to if I Didn’t Find Music So Damn Distracting

Top Five Songs I Would Write to if I Didn’t Find Music So Damn Distracting by David Waid   I have this vision of me writing fiction beneath a vine-covered pergola in Giverny, a glass of wine in my hand … Continue reading

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