Sunday, January 16, 2011

Whatcha Listing To?

I don't know how many of you use Pandora, but below is the station I created for myself that I'm using for this particular book:

Pink Radio

It's 'seed' groups are Pink, Sarah Bareilles, Kelly Clarkson and Natasha Bedingfield - so basically empowered girl rock.

What do you listen to while you write?  Does it change from book to book?  Or do you have to have total silence to write?


  1. I have to have silence or music without words... classical or something. But I love those artists! Chic rock is probably my fave musical genre.

    I do make play lists for my novel, I just don't listen to it while I write. I listen to it when I drive to get my creative juices flowing. Since I have about an hour drive to work one way, I do a lot of my writing work planning stuff in my head during that time.

  2. I listen to everything! But you can find mostly Alanis Morissette playing when I'm writing.

  3. I've been listening to a lot of Taylor Swift while writing my YA contemporary, but half the time I write in silence :)

    I really need to get a pandora playlist going!

  4. I have to listen to music without words while I'm writing (or I'll write what I'm listening to...), so I listen to a lot of movie soundtracks. The Harry Potter movies are great, the Pirates movies... Pride and Prejudice (2005).

    If you like Sarah Bareilles' style, you might also like Erin McCarley and Stacy Clark--I've stumbled upon them just recently and can't stop listening to either of them.

  5. Love the idea of creating a station on Pandora... what a cool idea.

    Right now I'm listening to a lot of girl rock, too. I love Pink. I find her so empowering.

  6. I'm big on soundtracks (probably because I like their repetitive nature). Right now I seem to be stuck on TORCHWOOD: Children of Earth....very dark and haunted.