How many of you write with background noise? How many of you create soundtracks for your novels?
I’m one of those types of writers who does her best work while listening to music. Usually it’s instrumental, maybe film or video game soundtracks, but I do okay while listening to music with lyrics too. Whenever Rachel and I write, one of our favorite musical YouTubers are usually on in the background. Some of our favorites are:
There are also plenty of sites that promote white noise or showcase user-made playlists of all kinds. Coffitivity and 8tracks are where I generally go to click play. There is also the brilliant ambient-mixer that showcases audio atmospheres, such as scenes from nature or even movies and games.
What about you? What kind of music do you like to listen to? Or do you need silence to work?