As many of you know, I love creating playlists for my books. They're fun and inspiring. I usually start out with 30 songs that might fit, then as I write, I narrow them down to what works for a scene, what gives me the added "umph," and what I hear in the background as the settings change.
Sometimes my playlists have themes; sometimes they don't. Sometimes I look for a certain sound; sometimes I don't. Two great examples of this are my playlists for "Love Always, Kate" and "The Body." There's quite a bit of country music on the one for Kate, and the band "Red" shows up often on the playlist for "The Body." "Red" also shows up a lot on the one for "The Soul."
For added fun, I pick out one song from the list that becomes the book's "theme song." You know, like what's played at the end of a movie when the credits are rolling. Here are the "theme songs" for each book:
The Spirit: "Never Alone" by Barlow Girl (Acoustic version)
The Body: "Shadows" by Red
Love Always, Kate: "I Won't Let Go" by Rascal Flatts
Eight Days: "First Time" by Lifehouse
All of my playlists can be found on my website under "Fun Stuff" then "Playlists." Here.
Now, I'd like to present the playlist for Love Always, Damian. Another group of great, great songs.
And the "theme song?" (Imagine ending credits)
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