Music is loved by all. It has an ability to move us around. It can take us back to the happy or sad times, it can remind you of people you’ve met in your life or special people whom you have lost…
|Music As Writing Inspiration|
Recently in a shopping store, an old English song was being played. That soundtrack was my favorite one, when I was in high school. That song had a mesmerizing effect on me. Within few seconds, I was lost in the memories of my high school. I was recalling some incidents that happened at that time and that were related to this song. Soon, I was back in times remembering all the good and happy times of high school.
Many a times, we hear a song on TV, radio, on our ipod, during shopping, while travelling, in a restaurant etc. which takes us to another time and place. The lyrics and melody have an ability to effect our minds directly and strongly.
Many great writers use music to get inspired.
There are some songs that can move you from within. There are some songs that can give you goosebumps. There are some songs that can make you smile or cry. May it be the feeling of love, sadness, joy, hatred, triumph or regret, Music can stumble your emotions and bring them out. What comes next? Writing down all the flowing emotions in to a paper and weaving a story around it.
Yes, it happens a lot of times!
Another effect of music on writing is that it helps in overcoming the Writer’s Block. Yes!! Music helps a lot in this. I have personally experienced it. Whenever I encounter Writer’s Block, I either start reading my favorite book or I play my favorite soundtracks.
Music can inspire us to write. It can bring out emotions from our heart and force us to jot ’em down!! And also, it can give you good writing prompts
So if you love to write anything, always keep some good pleasing soundtracks near you… if ever while writing, you feel that your mind has blocked and you are not coming up with what to write next, play your favorite song and plug-in your ear phones!! I am sure, you too will start getting many ideas!!
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