Seeing as my office is open to the rest of our house, I often listen to music as I write to drown out background noise and conversation. However, it can't contain lyrics, or I find it too distracting. So, I tend to listen to classical music, opera (Wagner's Ring Cycle is one of my faves) and, more often than not, film scores. The music I listen to has to suit what I'm writing, helping put me in the correct frame of mind. Seeing as Pumpkins is a scary story, I listened to a lot of horror/sci-fi/fantasy film scores while writing it. In case you'd like to put yourself into the correct frame of mind for reading the book, here's a brief list.
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