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Getting in the mood to write

Some authors prefer the sound of silence with only the clack of the keyboard. Personally, I like to write to music. Or if there’s a really great storm outside, the howl of the wind.

There were a few pieces of music I listened to on a loop while writing The Twisted Tree. If I’m working on a particularly scary scene, I like to work by candle light. Not only did it help set the mood, but the candles, incense, and horror music warned everyone in the house to stay away – which meant I could write in peace.

The only problem was when my boyfriend nudged open the door to pass me a cup of tea and I nearly leapt out of my skin with fright.

These were some of my favourite soundtracks while writing:

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