Writing playlists

I’m a fan of music if you couldn’t tell already. I like music, I like writing, and when I combine the two wonderful things happen. Namely, I get inspired to write.

I’m always on the search for new music to write too, so I thought I would give you some song recommendations according to the theme/genre of your writing project.

And if you want to take a listen to the songs, just click on the titles that will take you to a Spotify playlist I made.

The scholarly essay that you’re writing four hours before it’s due–

Decisions by Ntr.Mnd

First Date by Frad

A brief moment of silence for the lack of better words by Stream_error

Chamomile Tea by Chance Thrash

The Approaching Night by Phillip Wesley

Declarations of love in the pouring rain or just like, at Disneyland or somewhere–

Always, I’ll care by Jeremy Zucker

Talk to Me by Cavetown

If We Have Each Other by Alec Benjamin

Silly People by Blanks

Tear in My Heart by Twenty One Pilots

Teen misfits going on adventures in the middle of the night–

I’m Born to Run by American Authors

It’s Time by Imagine Dragons

With a Little Help From My Friends by Wallows

Runaway Kids by HARBOUR

Idle Town by Conan Gray

Wild Things by Alessia Cara

The same survival story where at the end the guy wakes up in the hospital after being found dead on the side of the road by a farmer or hunter–

Til the Day I Die by TobyMac and NF

Opening Titles by David Arnold and Michael Price

Not Gonna Die by Skillet

The Maze Runner by John Paesano and Pete Anthony

Unstoppable by The Score

Death and break ups–

Lost My Mind by FINNEAS

i think we should break up by Hollyn

How Could You Leave Us by NF

I Miss My Mum by Cavetown

Before You Start Your Day by Twenty One Pilots

Down by Jason Walker

i don’t like u myself by Presence

Mind is a Prison by Alec Benjamin

The escape scene with things blowing up behind the characters who are walking away in slow-mo instead of running like a normal person would be doing–

#SherlockLives by David Arnold and Michael Price

Stayin’ Alive by Bee Gees

Ready Set Let’s Go by Sam Tinnesz

Howlin’ for you by The Black Keys

Immortals by Fall Out Boy

Eye of the Tiger {but it’s the cello version} by 2Cellos

A guild of delicate fairies, mermaids, and a few brooding werewolves on a journey–

Misty Mountains by Richard Armitage and The Dwarf Cast

Dawning of Spring by Anson Seabra

golden thing by Cody Simpson

Woodland by The Paper Kites

Bloom by The Paper Kites

Ends of the Earth by Lord Huron

For when the creepy next door neighbour reveals his true intentions which are luring puppies into his house and then killing them–

Game of Survival by Ruelle

Heathens by Twenty One Pilots

Castle by Halsey

Hide and Seek by Lizz Robinett

Panic Room by Au/Ra

Dig the Crazy by Faith marie

At the End of Time by Atrium Carceri

Some other genre/topic that I happened to miss–

Snake and the Prairie Dog by Cavetown

Seaside by Blanks

Learn to Fly by Surfaces and Elton John

Unfortunate Soul by Kailee Morgue

最強の囮 by Yuki Hayashi and Asami Tachibana


That brings this blog post to an end. If you enjoyed it, please let me know. Also, if you have any song recommendations I would greatly appreciate that.

Have a great weekend everyone!

14 thoughts on “Writing playlists

  1. trinityhoward4704 June 27, 2020 / 8:58 am

    Love this, sista!! This is a really great article….not only for what to listen to while writing but also songs that fit the characters themselves. I have two playlists for my two main characters and this will give me some new songs to explore for them. :)))

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    • Carlye Krul July 2, 2020 / 10:07 am

      Thank you Trinity! That’s really good, I’m glad that I offered new music reccomendations.

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  2. Mya Gray June 27, 2020 / 9:37 am

    Those names are brilliant. I can’t wait to listen to the playlists while writing. By now I trust your taste in music, so I expect I’ll have a fun time with them.

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    • Carlye Krul July 2, 2020 / 10:07 am

      Thanks dude, I like naming things. And there’s no reason to doubt my reccomendations.

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      • C. Wesley Tanner July 2, 2020 / 9:13 pm

        Eh, some of them xD
        I’m super picky with my songs, and most of the ones I enjoy, I don’t enjoy for super long -shrug-

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      • Carlye Krul July 4, 2020 / 3:53 pm

        I see. Oh well, I can’t force everyone to love my music tastes.

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      • C. Wesley Tanner July 4, 2020 / 9:24 pm

        -shrug- Music’s like miniature books, anyways. Maybe a historical fiction book isn’t really my interest, but hey, I can learn a lot from them regardless, and I don’t regret reading it 🙂
        Music (excluding rap and heavy metal) are the same way for me lol

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      • Carlye Krul July 5, 2020 / 6:34 am

        I personally like a lot of rap music, but can’t handle country music. And yeah, we still can lean things wether we like the topic or not.

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      • C. Wesley Tanner July 6, 2020 / 12:42 am

        xD Country music isn’t my favorite genre, but it has a certain charm I cannot deny
        So I usually listen to at least 1 minute of it before tapping the “Skip” button xD

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      • Carlye Krul July 18, 2020 / 11:02 pm

        Mhmmm, I see. I’ll forever be the indie and alternative lover, no country music for me.

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