Category Archives: Blog Series: Today’s Writing Song

You Voted! Results Are In for Today’s Writing Songs 1-10

You voted, and the results are in for the first 10 writing songs. View the songs, playlist links, and poll here. To view the results of the poll, scroll to the bottom of Today’s Writing Song poll and click View … Continue reading

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You Vote: What Was Your Favourite Writing Song of 1-10?

Today’s Writing Song blog series has posted the first 10 songs and will now take a break. Below is the playlist and a poll so you can tell me which songs you liked best. The poll will be open for … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Day 9: Today’s Writing Song

I get shakes every time I listen to this song by Evanescence. It doesn’t matter how many times I’ve heard it. I really have to pick my mood and moment because it’s not a light song. In my playlist for … Continue reading

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Day 8: Today’s Writing Song

A Quiet Darkness by Houses is an atmospheric composition that epitomizes the mood and tragedy of Bret’s life in Beyond the Precipice. And I raised your voice from a stone With the song of the dead. In dreams There’s a … Continue reading

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Day 7: Today’s Writing Song

Aron Wright’s haunting voice in And Still, the Darkness Comes had me instantly mesmerized. The song was played during my daughter Terra’s end-of-year dance showcase over high-quality speakers. Add low lights, lanterns, and dancers, and the song worked like a … Continue reading

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Day 6: Today’s Writing Song

Today’s writing song is Celtic Woman’s The Voice. This song and video are pure beauty. (Posted by beachsided.)

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Day 5: Today’s Writing Song

This is a song that sweeps you away. The male vocalist, Chad Petree, has a great voice, too. Thanks to my daughter Paula for this one in 2007-08. Stripped by Shiny Toy Guns. (Posted by changeyourstars23.)

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Day 4: Today’s Writing Song

The Sound of Silence, originally The Sounds of Silence, is today’s writing song. It is a remake that I think has been done incredibly well. Below are both the version performed on Conan and the official version by Disturbed. They … Continue reading

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Day 3: Today’s Writing Song

I’m all about this song because of how 2CELLOS perform it. I can watch the video an infinite number of times. Merging of the classical sounds of cello and violin with rock is something I’ve always loved. My ear also … Continue reading

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