Writing Prompt: Music and Lyrics

Sometimes I listen to random music and it takes me back to specific moments in my life. I can still remember my first single. "Rebel Yell" by Billy Idol. I was playing tether ball in the play ground at school when someone mentioned him and I went off to find out who he was and... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Voice and Music

Have you ever thought about how everyone's voice is unique, like a signature? Each voice also has a different effect on each person that hears it. What some people find attractive, others might find grating. There are some people's voices that are warm and familiar to me. Family generally feels soothing. My mother's voice stirs... Continue Reading →

Music and Memory

When I was small I lived next door to my grandparents. My grandfather had an old, battered acoustic guitar. When I walked outĀ from our kitchen door, I could cross the driveway and into their living-room within about a minute. I searched the house for him and usually found him in the garden watering plants or... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Dreaming in music

It's the oddest thing. I wake up hearing music in my head every morning. This has been happening for a couple of weeks. Sometimes it's "Destiny" by Zero 7, other times it the theme tune for the BA advert. I'm not dreaming scenes or people or events of the day in some twisted montage involving... Continue Reading →

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