Shatter Me

Using music to help create.


Music plays a huge part when I am writing. Sometimes I’ll use it as background noise but there are moments when I use music to drive what I am writing. I will actively seek out a piece of music for a specific scene. Music helps me to set the mood and allows me to understand what my characters are feeling.

There is a scene in Phoenix Element: Mages of Vane that was inspired by Lindsey Stirling and Lzzy Hale’s Shatter Me peice.

Josh doesn’t hear my last sentence. He starts to pace again, switching his appearance and he mutters to himself. I decide to walk over to the crumbling scenery. It looks like I am walking down a sidewalk to reach the end of the pathway. Once I reach it, the scenery is what I had assumed: a backdrop. I pull a piece towards me and it falls gently to the ground. I look into the rip and see light bulbs hanging from nothing, causing the area on the other side to reflect a sickly yellow. The light bulbs flicker in and out randomly. I pull another piece away and it flies away like paper in the wind. I can see floating cogs from a watch and crumbling stone columns.



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Jennifer is a geek at heart. She works as a cook at a high end casino while trying to get her writing career off the ground. Jennifer has been writing off and on since the 5th grade. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys playing video games, reading, playing D&D, and listening to music.

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