Music and Creativity: How Instrumentals Can Benefit Your Writing – by Amy Evans…

on Kobo Writing Life:

Writing any kind of musical piece, from composing a Brazilian samba song to a Hollywood movie soundtrack, is an inherently creative process.

Does it follow then, that listening to music will help you write a better novel?

It depends on the type of music and varies from writer to writer.

Viet Thanh Nguyen listened to rock music while writing his Pulitzer prize-winning novel The Sympathizer.

Lori Osterberg, an international bestselling romance novelist, creates a playlist for each book she writes.

I listen to instrumentals while I write, and I wanted to share how it can enhance the creative process.

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