Music Blog Prompt

Music says what words often simply can’t. It changes how we move and feel inside our bodies. Certain rhythms cause our muscles to tighten or soften, our heartbeats to slow or speed. As writers, our tastes in music also speak to our aesthetic on the page, so we’re curious about what kinds of tunes inform your writing. Through July 1, tell us in 500 words or less how closing your laptop and simply listening to a familiar voice or melody helps sharpen your vision, maybe getting you to that next draft. What musical genres or artists jive best with your voice as a writer?