Listening to Classical Music While Writing

I’ve written my first novel while listening to Mozart’s – Requiem. That music influenced my writing. It set the dark mood of the entire story and I named each of the eight parts of the novel as the main 8 melodies in Requiem. Classical music, unlike pop music, is a complex piece of art designed with precision and it all happened in composers head. It took them years to complete and perfect a piece adding

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Focusing on Story Instead of words

The other day, I was watching the newest video at vlogbrothers YouTube channel and came across something astonishing. At one point Hank said: If you’re super focused on words you’ll have more words. If you’re super focused on story, you’ll have more story. Hank Green That was like a slap in my sad face. For years! I’ll write it again, FOR YEARS, I’ve been so focused on words. And yes, I’ve been writing almost every

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Rat Race

Oh boy do I miss blogging! Right about a year ago, I’ve decided to write blogs again. And, I did it. First, I said that I want to write one blog post each week. And, I did it, for some time. Then, I decided to write daily blogs. And, I did it, for some time. Then, I stopped. Now, I want to write blogs again. Why? I have no idea. What do I want to

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Kafka on the Shore – Haruki Murakami and Dark Places – Gillian Flynn

Greetings from China This Week I have two books for recommendation Kafka on the Shore Most definitely one of Murakami’s most appreciated works. It is obviously inspired by Catcher in the Rye and the shortest description of this book would be – Holden Caulfield meets surrealism. As in many other Murakami’s novels, we see the story through several characters, but mainly through: 15 year old boy called Tamura who ran away from home searching for

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