I have been writing since the invention of dirt, and one thing has always remained the same for me -- the need for soundtracks. I write to, plot to, and revise to a soundtrack that fits my characters and sometimes single scenes. My poor husband has often lamented that I subject him to Abu Ghraib style torture by playing the same song for hours on repeat, but if a song works for the vibe, I stick with it.
So far Arles and Sam (the characters in my thesis) have my favorite soundtrack to date:
(OMG can you believe they remade this SONG? OMG)
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And then, of course, I have my Carnal Company people and Alex to consider...