#Writing #Music to celebrate Fallen #Princeborn: Stolen’s #ARC #Giveaway

This is one of the first posts I wrote three years ago. It feels fitting to share a post about music that inspired Fallen Princeborn: Stolen during my novel’s ARC giveaway. I hope you find the music as inspiring as I did!

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I use several of Danna’s albums when I write, The Sweet Hereafter especially when I need an atmosphere of unsettlement. There is no orchestra here; often only a few string or woodwind instruments play at a time. Percussion is limited. Harmonies come and go like sunlight beneath a breaking cloudbank.

My protagonist flees an abusive home. She finally is in control of her fate…until a bizarre accident wrecks her bus. No one questions the circumstances, nor does anyone think it strange when another bus, empty of passengers but filled with everything the stranded travelers need, just so happens to come along on an otherwise abandoned stretch of interstate. Only the protagonist feels the wrongness of it all, from the ground beneath her to the sudden stillness of the trees.

I could not have closed my eyes and worked this through if not for Mychael Danna’s The Sweet Hereafter. I…

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9 thoughts on “#Writing #Music to celebrate Fallen #Princeborn: Stolen’s #ARC #Giveaway

    • Aw, shucks. Actually, this book is as old as Blondie–I wrote the first draft the year she was born. 🙂 So it’s really weird to have so many years to write a story and now be down to the wire on aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaall the other stories. 🙂 But anyway–Thank you, Friend. xxxxxx

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