Music is important in my life and in my work. I often create playlists while I am writing a book or a story. I listen endlessly, sometimes for a particular scene, sometimes simply to create a feeling for the era, cultural cues you might say.
Many of my blogposts for The Great Pretenders have music playlists included. They provide quick, melodic backgrounds for readers, lively invitations to the music that would have pervaded these characters’ lives, their backgrounds, their frames of reference. Those with playlists are noted below for fast, easy reference, and general delight.