What song helped you set the mood for a
Don't get me started on soundtracks like Streets of Fire! I listen to classical when I'm writing except when I'm gearing up to write a special scene, like a love scene.
Then I listen to a song that make me think of my characters or the situation they find themselves in or fits the intensity of the mood. Sometimes I listen over and over. Drives my Darling Hubby crazy.
As I write this, I'm listening to Tom Waits sing "Heartattack and Vine," a song Hubby and I have been dancing a little West Coast Swing to. In many of my books, characters listen to music, probably because I do.
Judge for yourself. Here's a YouTube link to Isaak singing Wicked Game. Turn the volume up because the way he's singing it is as if he's whispering to his heartless lover.
Kathleen Lawless: What song helped you set the
Her Unwilling Cowboy was originally titled Wicked Night Games, so this song always fit perfectly. [And still does.]
[Note from Joan: Great minds think alike.]
Check out The End on YouTube.
As I've compiled this, I've listened to all of the songs my friends mentioned.