Sometimes I put my jukebox on shuffle and let it do its thing, particularly when I’m doing grunt work. Sting’s “Fill Her Up” (Featuring the Late Earl Scruggs) came up while I was taking a little break from my cowboy novel (a.k.a. The Super-sized Romance). I thought, “Wow, what a great country hook for a Read more of this post »
Confession: I’m a MailOnline junkie and reading the gossipy entertainment news items is one of my daily guilty pleasures. I’ve been seeing little snippets about the British girl band that won the UK version of X Factor last year: Little Mix. Most of the stories are about Jesy’s pantyhose and who the girls are dating, Read more of this post »
This is SO not P.C., but since Nora cuts a rug to it in My Nora, I just had to put it up for this week. Now imagine a very serious, respectable artist in the middle of a dance floor popping and locking to this. Yep. Nora.
If there was a machine that wrote Southern-themed smut, its name would be Holley. NaNoWriMo has me ca-RANKIN’. Because I’m feeling pretty wild and ferocious right now, Gloriana’s “Wild at Heart” is in my ears right now. That song also reminds me of a couple of characters I’m torturing right now. As of right now Read more of this post »
I’ve got pretty odd taste in music. It’s eclectic. You can intuit that just a bit from the references I make in my stories. I’ve got a novel floating around where the protagonist mentions a song by a fictional character named Bon Qui Qui called “I’m a cut you.” That’s a real song recorded by Read more of this post »
Unlike many writers, I can’t write and listen to music at the same time. I’m way too evolved for that. I jest, but seriously – I can’t shut off that part of my brain. I’m an active listener, so I can’t help listening to lyrics or anticipating movements or whatever. I’ve tried it – I Read more of this post »