Like most people, I often listen to music while I write. Not only is music wonderfully inspiring, it's a great way to bolster one's energy. If my attention wanders, I can usually rely on a playlist to help me find a scene again.
Yesterday, I wrote about characters and wardrobe choices (shoes, specifically). Today I'm thinking music. When you read, do you ever imagine what sorts of music a character listens to? I think what's fun is stumbling across a song that makes you think of a character. It can serve as a soundtrack to illustrate their inner motivation, which is something that movies do all the time.
For those who read A Chance for Moonlight once it's available Saturday on Amazon, I'd love to hear who your favorite character was, and an artist or style of music you think they'd connect to!