Day 30: Today’s Writing Song

Check out the Aurora Borealis (Norther Lights) seen in the Edmonton area last night! (Below.)

I Ran (So Far Away) by A Flock of Seagulls has been a long-time favourite. The extended version allows a writer to escape into a world of creation. Phrases like “a beam of light comes shining down on you” and “Aurora Borealis comes in view” inspire a sci-fi element.

The pace and rhythm of this song also make it perfect for running and other aerobic exercises, as well as free-weight and repetition workouts.

I RAN (SO FAR AWAY) — A Flock of Seagulls

Speaking of Aurora Borealis, this picture was taken last night in Sherwood Park, just outside of Edmonton, Alberta, by Kelsey Hoople.

The sky was so beautiful last night. #northernlights #skyart #takeamoment ❤

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About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction and fantasy, 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 difficulties 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 Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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