Posts Tagged ‘civil war’
July 18, 2014 by kristin
When I was 10 or 11, one of my favorite books was The Last Silk Dress by Ann Rinaldi. It …
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March 22, 2014 by kristin
My own novel is a story about two young people trying to find a way to be together in the …
March 13, 2013 by kristin
Some writers absolutely must listen to music when they write. Others absolutely must NOT.
I recently read an interview with historical YA novelist Ruta Sepetys in which she was asked if she listens to music when she writes. Her answer: “Never. I know a lot of writers do, but it would distract me. Music isn’t background ambiance to me. I sit and listen intently to every note and aspect.”
Ever since, I’ve been trying to figure out why I, though not a particular music aficionado, or a music talent agent by day like Ms. Sepetys, fall into the “never ever ever listen to music while writing” camp.