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Days 6 & 7 of Writing

posted Jul 29, 2013, 10:00 PM by crystal carroll

Making a brief slap dash of question answers to make the form of a post.

6. Where are you most comfortable writing? At what time of day? Computer or good ol' pen and paper?

Good ol' nothing. I'm all about the typing. Terrible handwriting and fingers that type way-faring faster than I could ever write mean I've been typing stories since my old Compaq luggable.

I'm a morning writer. Mainly this is a bi-product of having a job at which I freely (as in they pay me) all my brain cells. By the end of the day there's not much left for writing. That and I wake up auto-wrimo at 5am every morning.

7. Do you listen to music while you write? What kind? Are there any songs you like to relate/apply to your characters?

I don't generally listen to music as I write. Unless the story is inspired by a particular piece and then I listen to it on infinite repeat. A few years ago, I wrote a four part Superman piece on the four aspects of the character: Public-Alien, Public-Human, Private-Alien and Private-Human. Each piece was written while auto repeat listening to a specific Americana song: Rhapsody in Blue (Metropolis), Take Five (Still Metropolis), Journey of the Sorcerer (fortress of un-solitude) and An Outdoor Overture (Smallville).