Song Styles

So in case you missed my squealing, I just sold “Soul Medley” to Andromeda Spaceways Magazine.  This story was written for a fantasy-writers.org challenge to write about music.  Besides the plotline and the inclusion of a harper/bard characte…

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Song Styles

On my Scylla and Charybdis soundtrack / playlist, I have a few songs that don’t relate to specific characters, relationships or moments in the story.  This is one of those, perhaps not accurate in any particular detail, but emotionally releva…

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Song Styles

On my playlist for Scylla and Charybdis is this song, which for me is a touchstone for the backstory between Anaea and Orithia.  It addresses Anaea’s introvert nature, that need to just be by herself, even when it costs:Free – Sarah Brightman…

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Song Styles

So I think we all have songs that have personal meaning:  associated with particular moments in our lives, pep talks, and if you’re a writer, associated with characters – that’s what this weekly post is usually about, in fact.I do have a number of…

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Song Styles

I’ve finally reached the climactic scene(s) in Surgeburnt, where the timelines come together and we finally learn what drove Maren to betray her team to save them … at the same time that things come to a head in the present.  And it makes m…

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Song Styles

Lindsey is about to depart from the usual character themesong focus of this post and discuss a musical album – so if that’s not to your taste, exit now, but I will tell you it has a very fantasy vibe, even though it has no specific speculative content….

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Song Styles

Happy Mother’s Days to all the moms out there, whether your children be human, four-legged, biological, adopted, or a spark of hope for the future.Here’s a song that I always associate with mothers, even though I don’t believe it’s explicitly mentioned…

Song Styles

Last snippet from my Scylla and Charybdis playlist for now, also from the inimitable Kirsty MacColl.  This is a general feel and theme song, and while it may not match in details, I thought it was fitting for a society in the wake of a great …

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Song Styles

Anaea’s world changes irrevocably within the first few chapters of Scylla and Charybdis, and though she has allies (as well as enemies), she is the only one who can save herself.I have a few theme songs on this topic – I’ve already linked to Fire …

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Song Styles

As I’ve mentioned before, my Scylla and Charybdis soundtrack is largely composed of songs that are older to me – ones I’ve been familiar with for a while.  One of these was massively popular when it was released … and it was the song I lear…

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