I’ve seen this done on several other blogs, and I honestly find it quite amusing most of the time. I rarely encounter author playlists with music I like, but there is something curious about seeing what other writers listen to and what inspires them. Also, I needed to post something – preferably something quick and easy – so here we are.
I’m a child of the 90’s, therefore my music choices (mostly late-90’s and early 2000’s) reflect that. I’m also a sucker for a lot of what some people would call low-grade pop/rock that came out of that time (think Nickelback rather than Britney Spears). You might laugh at what inspired the various characters/scenes in Book 1, but in my defense, 90% of the novel was written to the backdrop of Lindsey Stirling who is anything but low-grade. That girl is awesome. So, without further adieu… the playlist.
- Halfway Gone – Lifehouse
- Am I Ever Gonna Find Out – Lifehouse
- It’s Been a While – Staind
- You Found Me – The Fray
- Personal Jesus – Depeche Mode
- How You Remind Me – Nickelback
- Going Down in Flames – 3 Doors Down
- Ticket to Heaven – 3 Doors Down
- My Own Prison – Creed
- Fly Away – Lenny Kravitz
- Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
- So I Need You – 3 Doors Down
- I’m With You – Avril Lavigne
- Nobody’s Home – Avril Lavigne
- Quasimodo – Lifehouse
- Name – Goo Goo Dolls
- Acoustic #3 – Goo Goo Dolls
- Broadway – Goo Goo Dolls
- Here is Gone – Goo Goo Dolls
- You Owe Me Nothing in Return – Alanis Morisette
- Slania’s Song – Eluveitie
- How To Save a Life – The Fray
- Prince – Vanessa Carlton
- Pieces of You – Jewel
- Numb – Pink
- Hemorrhage – Fuel
- Far Away – Nickelback
- I’m Still Here – John Rzeznik
- Syndicate – The Fray
- Wasted and Ready – Ben Kweller
- Closing Time – Semisonic
- Think Twice – Eve 6
- Freedom Fighter – Creed
- Weathered – Creed
- Bullets – Creed
- Drive – Incubus
Yep, I’m a ‘cheap date,’ as they say. 😉
In other news, Tragedy has done exceptionally well on “free” days, and was #9 on the historical fiction free amazon bestseller list during the first promotion! It’s quite possibly the longest, most specific distinction in the book world, but hey, I’ll take what I can get at this point. I’m doing another free day on 10/26, so if you’d like to check it out and haven’t yet, do so! If you found it intriguing at all, PLEASE write a review. Reviews are lifeblood for a self-published gal like myself.
Suffering is in the works. It’s slow, and a little painful, but it’s happening. There’s a whole lot going on in Book 2 which gets real complicated real fast, and I’m relying pretty heavily on my historical consultant (aka “the husband”) for direction. Think French Resistance – and that’s all I have to say about that. Will there be a short story coming your way soon?
Will Les be the subject of that potential short story?
Well, that’s up to you folks. If the interest is there, it will come. Shout out.