I’m Only Me Soundtrack: Track 3

I’m starting to realize this will have to be a short series. Many of the songs in my playlist are spoilers. I think. Right? I mean, if you were reading a book about football and you were told “We Are the Champions” is on the soundtrack, you’d most likely assume they win the championship, or final, or whatever. I don’t get sports.

Anyway. For this installment, I’m sharing what I consider my novel’s theme song, “Sweet Disposition” by The Temper Trap. You’ve probably heard it on a commercial for something or other.

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I’m Only Me Soundtrack: Track 1

I’ve shared the music I listen to while I write, but what about the music that accompanies the chapters themselves?

Whatever I write, I see in my head like a movie. I know what all my characters look and sound like, and the layouts of their apartments and town. I can see every scene as it happens.

While I was writing I’m Only Me, it got to a point where I couldn’t hear a song without being reminded of at least one character or scene. Honestly, it still happens. So I made a playlist.

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Bob Dylan

“Don’t like Bob Dylan, huh?” -Tyler

I was never a Bob Dylan fan.

Until I made Tyler a Bob Dylan fan.

Well, I’m not a fan, per say, but I have a newfound appreciaton for him. All because of this fictional character of mine…who was in my head all along. Yeah, explain that one. In trying to convince Lily how awesome Bob Dylan is, Tyler ended up convincing me. Sorta.

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