Character Soundtracks

Here is an great topic to think about when building characters! Check out this blog’s new post and maybe throw in a follow for TheCozyQuill!

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If you’re anything like me, you love music. It helps me clear my head and think about something else after a long day or long week. It’s calming. Lyrics often describe an emotion we’re feeling perfectly and we resonate with it. We all have a favorite song or songs, a playlist we jam out to. If one of those songs comes on the radio, it automatically makes the day better.

So, what about your characters’ favorite songs? Do they like boys bands, metal rock, country? Knowing a person’s favorite song often speaks volumes about them. In the case of characters, a favorite song is like a key to their brains. What are they sentimental about? What are they angry about? Does this song lyric make them feel a certain way that suddenly makes you go ‘oh, so that’s their secret past!’?

For my characters, I’ll usually just be sitting around…

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