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Old 05-13-2014, 12:15 AM
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Do you guys listen to music as you write? If so, does it effect what you're writing?

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Old 05-13-2014, 12:52 AM
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Very much so! But it has its drawbacks too: I can waste time looking for decent music to write to, when I should be writing. But I can't write without something going on, even if it's a movie next to me on the ipad. I blame having kids and always preferring to have noise and controlled chaos around me.

What music do you listen to?
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I like to imagine scenes playing out while listening to music then writing them afterwards. Not sure if it improves my writing but it does help me think up settings I am not used to writing about. One of my favourites to listen to is Skyworld by Two Steps from Hell.
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yes, but it has to be music without lyrics and quite quiet. Otherwise it's a distraction.
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Yep. I prefer writing to classical--Bach, Vivaldi, Grieg. The rest of the time I'm a metalhead.
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no. no music when I write I cannot hear myself think sorry.
peace and quite is what is needed Im afraid.
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Music all the time, writing, reading, sometimes with TV the volume turned off. Our home is piped for music like when I was a child, we listen inside and out. For me music is the best of life.
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