Nothing is better than music, right!?
My debut series, Bayou Stix, is about the band Bayou Stix. The characters are musicians, but the books are more about the people in the band over the actual band. There are band things covered, but I focus more on the people and less on the act in my books.
Why did I choose to make my characters musicians? Well, because I love music. It’s something I’ve always loved. Music is one of the most amazing things on the planet. Music has the innate ability to invoke emotion. It can alter your mood with only the beat of the bass and the lyrics of the songs. It’s almost mystical and if you think about it… it’s magical.
Every book of mine has a Playlist for this reason. When you listen BEFORE you read, it gives you some insight into what might happen in the book. It keeps you guessing. When you listen AFTER you read the books, you can relate certain songs to specific situations in the book. Continue reading