A to Z Challenge

Zigging and Zagging #AtoZChallenge

Z is for Zag (Madonna) As I mentioned in my theme-reveal post, this month will be all about music and how it inspires my writing. If there is anyone who behaves in an unpredictable manner (see word of the day), it is Madonna. I grew up with her music. I’ve enjoyed the various phases her …

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Covers of My Favourites #AtoZChallenge

X is for Gregorian As I mentioned in my theme-reveal post, this month will be all about music and how it inspires my writing. Gregorian (or Gregorian Masters of Chant) appeared in my music library after a LAN (basically a computer gaming party where all the computers are on the same network). I really liked …

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Most Amazing #AtoZChallenge

W is for Within Temptation As I mentioned in my theme-reveal post, this month will be all about music and how it inspires my writing. Today’s band is classified as Symphonic Gothic Metal. Don’t let that put you off: one of their songs was featured in “Vampire Diaries” (remember when Elena and Damon danced for …

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Various Artists #AtoZChallenge

V is for Various Artists (Ed Sheeran, Gotye and Carly Rae Jepsen) As I mentioned in my theme-reveal post, this month will be all about music and how it inspires my writing. I could have gone with Van Helsing, but I thought after all the rock and metal groups this month, you could do with …

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The Gifted and Unusual #AtoZChallenge

U is for Lady Gaga and Pink As I mentioned in my theme-reveal post, this month will be all about music and how it inspires my writing. I first heard of Lady Gaga when “Poker Face” came out. She is so theatrical! I really enjoy her music. The lyrics of her songs tell so many …

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Sweet Country #AtoZChallenge

T is for Taylor Swift As I mentioned in my theme-reveal post, this month will be all about music and how it inspires my writing. I first got introduced to Taylor Swift when her music videos for “You Belong with Me” and “Love Story” got aired on TV. I liked the stories they told. So …

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Something Local #AtoZChallenge

S is for Seether As I mentioned in my theme-reveal post, this month will be all about music and how it inspires my writing. Seether is a band that originated in Pretoria, South Africa. So, again, we’re looking at something from my country. (Last time we did this was for “H” when we looked at …

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Music Rush #AtoZChallenge

R is for Roxette and Rush As I mentioned in my theme-reveal post, this month will be all about music and how it inspires my writing. I grew up with Roxette. They are so much fun to listen to! I have them on my editing and admin playlists. Favourite album: “Tourism” Favourite song: “Joyride” I …

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Only One That Fits the Q #AtoZChallenge

Q is for Queen As I mentioned in my theme-reveal post, this month will be all about music and how it inspires my writing. If you haven’t heard of Queen, you’ve probably never turned on the radio or watched a movie. The “Highlander” movies are filled with Queen songs (“It’s a Kind of Magic”, “Who …

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More, Please #AtoZChallenge

P is for Placebo As I mentioned in my theme-reveal post, this month will be all about music and how it inspires my writing. I first heard of Placebo when their song “Running Up That Hill” featured in “Bones”, again in “Vampire Diaries” and again in “NCIS: Los Angeles”. Various artists/bands tried to sing this …

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