Writing

When Music Makes the Story Come Alive

A fellow writer in my writing organization recently asked what song we imagine for the ending credits for our novels-turned-movies. Easy! I know ‘em all. Novel 1: “The Sound of Sunshine” (Michael Franti and Spearhead) first, then “Jabulani – Rejoice” (Ladysmith Black Mombazo). Novel 2: “Brighter Than the Sun” (Colbie Caillat), then “Good Life” (OneRepublic).… Continue reading When Music Makes the Story Come Alive

Reading · Writing

Music and the Moment

Click over and listen to this little sound clip for a moment. Did you hear that sound? I call it the chickadee teeter-totter call. Forever I had only associated the “chickadee-dee-dee-dee” call as their song and did not know that the seesaw one was also theirs. Every time I hear that call, I immediately plunge… Continue reading Music and the Moment