If music be the food of authors, scribble on.

February 1, 2017 | By | Reply More

‘If music be the food of authors, scribble on’, as Shakespeare never actually said.

But is external noise (especially music) an impediment to a writer’s ability to focus while working?

Or is it just the white noise you need to tune in and get scribbling?

In this article – https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/01/20/music-a-tool-to-help-writers-focus/ – author science fiction Chris Mandeville looks at the pros and cons of writing to a soundtrack.

Hands up, I often write in a coffee shop listening to Spotify, so I’m certainly guilty of needing company and noise to get my head down.

If music be the food of authors, scribble on.

If music be the food of authors, scribble on.

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I have been working as a full-time author publishing fantasy and science fiction novels for HarperCollins for the last seven years.

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