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Day 26: Today’s Writing Song

WHO WANTS TO LIVE FOREVER? (Queen) — Breaking Benjamin

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Day 25: Today’s Writing Song

INTO THE WEST (Lord of the Rings) — Annie Lennox

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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 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 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 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 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

The song Hello by Evanescence is about grief. I have to pick my mood and moment to listen to it because it’s not a light song. In my playlist for Beyond the Precipice, I write: Really pay attention to the … 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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