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Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring

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Piano Guys

I’m loving the new Piano Guys album. It is great background music for my writing sessions.

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NaNo–Day 24

After an unexpected tango lesson, my characters have made it to 42,138 words. Let the music continue!

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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Yesterday I saw the film “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” based on the book by Jonathan Safran Foer. I read the book two years ago for class. The experimental nature of it with the addition of photographs and other elements enhanced the story for me. It became one of the novels I’ve recommended others to …

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My Musical Quilt

Sometime last summer I was in the craft shop in downtown Bowling Green, and I saw a collection of music squares. Perfect for a quilt. I picked them up and in December I went back to the shop. I bought the rest of the materials for the quilt. I’ll post pictures of my progress, especially …

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Goals for 2012

Every year I like to pick a word that is the center of my goals for the year: 2008 was Passion, 2009 was Improvement, 2010 was Writing, 2011 was Writing and Publication, and 2012 is … Writing! But what else would I like to do in 2012? Travel? Translation? Create! The word for 2012 is …

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Do you listen to music?

When you write, do you listen to music? I’ve found that longer writing projects (like novels) have their own soundtracks morph together. Right now I’m listening to the following playlist for my NaNo novel consisting of: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I and Part II by Alexandre Desplat, Lord of the Rings: The …

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