Music to Write By – Soundtrack for Blueshift

Music has always been one of my greatest sources of inspiration. I don’t usually listen to music while I’m actually writing, but while I’m brainstorming, researching, or making notes, I often have a playlist going. I know that a lot of writers have specific playlists for their books – whether it’s just their personal inspiration music, or the unofficial “soundtrack” of the finished book.

I just recently published a science-fiction novella titled Blueshift, and so I thought I’d share some of the tracks that I listened to that helped my muse as I wrote. If you’ve read the book, then you might see how these tracks could be a soundtrack – or you might be surprised by my selection of music!

The Sea Whisperer – by Lisa Gerrard

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Inspiration for the Week: Music to Write By – Lisa Gerrard #MondayMotivation

This year, I will be offering a post every Monday, featuring music, a quote, or an inspiring picture to help you get your week going. Use it get yourself going on a Monday morning, use it for a writing prompt, or any other sort of creative motivation. My aim is to put a little positivity and inspiration into your week, so enjoy!

For this first week of the year, let’s begin with something peaceful and soothing, yet still uplifting.

Let me know how this music has inspired you this week!