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

Since it was put together when I wrote the novel, most of my Scylla and Charybdis soundtrack is older.  My music tastes have drifted and acquired new nuances since.  But there is one more recent song that I simply had to add, because it …

Song Styles

New year, new car CDs?  Not really, actually:  I swapped them out mid-December.  I’ve stopped sharing my other themes, seeing as my music choices wander between the obscure and the obvious, but I do like sharing my odd thought process fo…

Song Styles

I’ll be posting more from my Scylla and Charybdis playlist once I have a release date for the novel, but in the meantime, here’s a “general purpose” song on it that I really like simply because it’s imaginative and joyous:In The Arms Of The Milky …

Novel Goals

I figured it was about time I put some long-term goals into place, writing wise.  I’ve always found deadlines liberating, and the purpose of posting them here?Anyone reading this blog post is a witness.  Feel free to hold me to it.November 23…

Song Styles

So I spent the last two weeks doing a self-imposed Boot Camp, writing a flash or poetry piece a day from a list of prompts I collected / generated.  My prompt from Day 12 was “She watched the bloodstained dress burn.”  (Not necessarily to inc…

Song Styles

Thanks to a fellow harper, I have a beautiful new early music tune to work on, a Middle English song entitled “Byrd One Brere” – according to her, the first known love song.  Here’s the Mediaevel Baebes’ take on it:Byrd One BrereGorgeous, haunting…