Music and writing: Edition 2

Maud Newton discovers the effects of listening to music while writing:

My friend had a surprisingly practical suggestion: Give each part its own soundtrack. Listen to different music as you work on each section, and make sure it’s the same music every time. And then, she said, the words will just flow out.

In essence, you’re training yourself the way Pavlov trained his poor dogs. But with fewer harnesses and wires, and considerably less detachment.

Edition 1 of Music and writing is here.

One Response to “Music and writing: Edition 2”

  1. Dr. Tom Bibey Says:

    I play music while I write. It really comes out odd. Visit me at the first physician bluegrass fiction writer’s weblog-

    Dr. B

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