Does music help you write?

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Yes! I cannot work in silence!

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Music is the sound of the soul..of course it hepls me write let it be rock music or anything..it will all do
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yes of course it does when it is the right music

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I love writing while listening to music!
My favourite method is to YouTube fantasy adventure music or listen to asmr's of certain environments in which my scenes take place.

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The only music that helps me write is music in 432 hz. It's super relaxing but not so relaxing that it puts you to sleep.
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Music actually distracts me from my thoughts. Occasionally, music will inspire me with an idea when I have writer's block.

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Post by Brianna_Buchert »

Depends on what genre I'm writing at the moment. I tend to listen to instrumentals that match the environment or emotion I'm trying to convey. Say heavy metal for a grand and intense action scene or soft strings as a character reminisces. But I have difficulty writing while listening to lyrics, because then I just want to sing along!

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Yes, definitely. Especially Celtic music. It helps me to escape to whichever mythical realm I'm writing about.
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It depends on the kind of situation I'm in or what I'm writing at the moment. Most of the time I like quietness. Silence helps me to set the mood for writing. -R

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Music definitely helps me write. I can either use it as background music while writing a scene or use the lyrics themselves for inspiration.

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Post by cyberyamato12 »

too me it all depends on the mood. when i feel happy and mentally stimulated i listen to energetic music analogous to what i feel. when i feel sad and depressed well its the same too as well on what you feel.

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Post by cyberyamato12 »

The Mythwriter wrote:
28 Aug 2009, 21:27
Pipe organ music. Yes I am weird.
that's ok all genre and styles of music are acceptable as long as it empowers you. in Japan and somewhere in Europe there is this music which is nothing but pure noise. I hardly comprehend this one.

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Post by lennycamacho2019 »

It depends on the mood really.

Sometimes it's the quiet that inspires, but sometimes when there's too much noice in my head I listen to even louder tunes to quiet my mind a notch. It can be classical, rock, metal, R&B, jazz, folk, you name it. That releases the pressure off of my thinking and I can get the writing done.

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Not at all. Any little distraction and I have lost every piece of idea I was trying to hold on to😪.

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Post by homelight »

IF you want to listen to music at the same time as writing, select track with out words or ambient noise, for instance, the sound of water. Almost every examine that I checked out determined that track with lyrics hindered concentration and productivity. However, one study showed that low degree ambient noise can enhance creativity.

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