Category Archives: Blog Series: Today’s Writing Song

Day 23: Today’s Writing Song

While I’m away at the writing retreat, here is today’s inspirational writing song: Bring Me to Life by Evanescence. The retreat is doing its job to “bring me to life,” “wake me up inside,” and “bid my blood to run.” … Continue reading

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Day 22: Today’s Writing Song

Today’s writing song is Broken by Seether featuring Amy Lee. Take an imagination trip and happy writing! BROKEN — Seether feat. Amy Lee

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Day 21: Today’s Writing Song

This song is part of the Beyond the Precipice playlist. The lyrics to Numb by Linkin Park happen to fit the conflict between the protag, Bret, and his late father, who still holds a strong influence over him years after … Continue reading

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Day 20: Today’s Writing Song — Happy Mother’s Day!

We stand in awe, we’ve created life With arms wide open Under the sunlight Welcome to this place I’ll show you everything With arms wide open Now everything has changed I’ll show you love I’ll show you everything . . … Continue reading

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Day 19: Today’s Writing Song

Today’s writing inspiration song is Open Your Eyes by Alter Bridge, a work I feel has been significantly underrated. The One Day Remains album cover image is a view looking from under one bridge at another one. The music video, … Continue reading

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Day 18: Today’s Writing Song

SAY SOMETHING (I’m Giving Up On You) A Great Big World feat. Christina Aguilera

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Day 17: Today’s Writing Song

Disappear by the post-grunge band Hoobastank features powerful vocals, electric guitar, and many other instruments (look under Personnel) that harmonize together (especially after 3:18) to create a gripping, moody writing atmosphere. The Spanish lyrics are nice touch in this version … Continue reading

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Day 16: Today’s Writing Song

Cold by Evans Blue is rich in guitar, grit, and rhythm as well as lyrics that can take your imagination down dark corridors of storytelling. COLD — Evans Blue

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Day 15: Today’s Writing Song

Radioactive by Imagine Dragons conjures many images and feelings that, combined with its intoxicating beat, can be effectively harnessed for writing: creating scenarios, plot, conflict. RADIOACTIVE — Imagine Dragons

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Day 14: Today’s Writing Song

Hallelujah by Pentatonix may have been released for Christmas, but it also reminds me of the movie Shrek. What makes this version special is the five voices that work so beautifully together, creating variety and intensity that can be listened … Continue reading

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