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.

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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