In the [Writing] Zone


Bridgid Gallagher just tweeted about using Pinterest as a writer. I have a secret board for each of my writing projects, filled with images to inspire me and links to resources.

On her blog, Bridgid shares four more tips on how she gets into the writing zone, including having a writing playlist. I’ve shared my writing playlist for WORLD SONG before, but I’ve also heard good things about SoundFuel, a blog for writing music, and Skye Fairwin’s YouTube channel of music sorted by scene or mood.

All of them are great tips! My only problem is #2—it would take me all day to clean off my desk. Instead I escape to a library to write.

Head on over to Bridgid’s blog to read 5 Tricks for Getting into the Writing Zone.

Book Songs Blog Hop


I thought it would be fun to share my book playlist with you all. Do you have a soundtrack for your book? Do you want to share? In October I’ll host a #BookSongs blog hop. All you have to do is create a playlist, post it on your blog in October (using the image above), and give me some information so I can link to your playlist.

Your book can be published or in progress. Your playlist can be a Spotify playlist, a Youtube playlist, or just a list of tracks and artists. It can be as long or short as you want.

my playlist


Status: Work in Progress

Genre: Time Travel Fantasy

Age of protagonist(s): 25, 21, 17

Setting: Minnesota, 2009 | Wales, 1176

Moods: Wonder, dreamy, falling in love

more playlists

Anne Brennan


Status: Work in Progress

Genre: Portal Fantasy, Time Travel

Age of protagonist(s): 22, 26, 11

Setting: Tennessee, Present Day – The other side of the portal 😉

Moods: Falling in love, Emotional, Darkness

Find her playlist on her blog!

enter yours

Step One: Create your playlist.

Step Two: Post it to your blog or website including:

  1. The image above
  2. The text “Lara Willard’s BookSongs Blog Hop” in your post, with link to this post
  3. The information above (book title, status, genre…)
  4. Your Twitter handle if it isn’t obvious on your blog (So we can follow you if we like your playlist!)
  5. Links to your book (if it’s published)

Step Three: Fill out the form below so I can link to your post on my blog.

Step Four: Get your friends to participate!