Chipping away.

Hello everyone. I have to be honest I have not made amazing ground breaking strides with my writing. In fact I have really only worked on it in the small moments I have between doing other things. I would like to blame it on Christmas but there are other things as well which have left me with not an awful lot of time to sit down and concentrate for hours on it.

That being said today I did have time, and I still do have time which I will be taking advantage of after dinner. But today I spent a great deal of it reading and getting my booster and writing something that I think I want to try out for later.

The Beginnings.

Whenever I come up with an idea I always take some time to write the beginnings of this idea to save it on my computer for me to come back to later. It will most definitely change. But I like to do this because on the day that I come back to it, and I will come back to it, it’ll help me remember what it was I was thinking or imagining. I haven’t got a title for it that will be the next step in my thought process.

Christmas.

Due to the fact that it will be Christmas in just a couple of hours I am going to leave this post here.

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Music Mood Setting.

I’ve been slowly chipping away at a novel that I have been writing for roughly a year now. I decided during lockdown to really focus on just one project. This was an idea I spoke to with my brother when it originally sparked inside my head. It has changed a lot since then and I quite happy with where it has gone so far. There have been moments though when I have struggled getting through a scene because I just haven’t felt the mood. Well, this week I have found a song that has helped set me in a particular mood for the part that I am at with my writing.

Sting ft Ray Chen – What could have been. (Arcane League of Legends Soundtrack).

This has just hit the right spot for me this week and I feel like the writing is flowing in the right pace for what I’m seeing in my head. It is a beautifully orchestral piece. It is also from the Netflix series Arcane, which I haven’t watched yet so please, no spoilers, thank you.

While writing I think I struggled with finding the right emotion for that particular scene. As there are things that happen in my story that I have not been through. I always imagine myself in the characters shoes, based on what that character is like, if I was like that how I would imagine I would feel in those moments. This week apparently I feel like the character feels like a monster. Apparently, she feels like what has happened could have been different. Should be different. But it isn’t. And this song just hits the spot for me.

Sometimes, I will admit I just need that one song or a whole soundtrack, or even a film to just set me into a particular mood and the writing will flow. I find if I was to try and play another song at this moment I just wouldn’t feel right.

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