Day 10: Today’s Writing Song

Normally, I’m a “music first” person, but the lyrics of New Divide by Linkin Park are equally compelling. (Plus I’m a weather geek and I like geology, so that helps.) There’s a great deal of inspiration for writing in this song. It never seems to grow old, either.

The song was released in 2009. By that time, I was already a Linkin Park fan. In fact, my sensei in karate listened to Linkin Park when he practised sparring at home.

I listened to this song a lot during the last couple of years of writing Beyond the Precipice. In my playlist, it’s linked (no pun intended) to the chapter called “Aftermath.” (I can’t say more or it would be a spoiler.)

Today’s writing song is the last of the initial set of ten. Tomorrow I will post a survey, so please check in.

About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction, fantasy, and paranormal, and writer of non-fiction articles on parenting, writing, education, health, and travel. My background encompasses both the sciences and the arts. I teach at a specialized clinic for learning disorders and mentor young authors. In addition to writing and teaching, my passions are weather, Indian food, gardening, and music. I have played eight musical instruments and spent many years immersed in taekwondo and karate. In my youth, I was an avid canoeist. I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, grew up in the Great Lakes region of Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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2 Responses to Day 10: Today’s Writing Song

  1. JJAzar says:

    A solid Linkin Park song. Thanks for sharing, Eva.

    Liked by 1 person

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