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Write on Wednesday: Music to Inspire

By Leslie Lindsay I love music.  All kinds.  Just listen to my iPod.  You will hear everything from cheesy Neil Diamond Christmas tunes to flamboyant Adam Lambert to Colbie Calliet…what do you want from me, anyway??!  So, it’s no surprise that I enjoy the music not just for what it sounds like, but for what it means/says(being the writer type that I am). Most of the time, the iPod is plugged directly into my ear as I run, step, glide, or ride at the gym.  It’s not just a way to make the time I sweat go by faster (it helps with that, of course), but the real reason is that this variety of music helps me plan the next moves or dialogue of my characters of my “in-progress” writing. For example, today I was listening to Bruce Springsteen (http://www.brucespringsteen.net/news/index.html).  The boss’s gravely vocals got me thinking about the slippery incident in my book–sort of a climax to come–(oh, my…what an ironic choice of words).  Before, your head goes to the gutter, it really is about a slippery road, an …