The Fantastic and Mundane Chronicles of an Aspiring Writer



Music Playlist Part III: Battle/Action Scenes


In this part, I will be posting some of my favorite instrumental tracks to listen to while I’m writing action or battle scenes. The majority of these following songs consists of film scores and trailer music. I hope you enjoy!

  1. Phoenix Rising-Audiomachine
  2. Red Warrior-Audiomachine
  3. Archangel-Two Steps From Hell
  4. Praetorian Guards-Jo Blankenburg
  5. Guardians at the Gate-Audiomachine
  6. Legions of Doom-Audiomachine
  7. The Battle-Harry Gregson-Williams
  8. Firebending Training-Jeremy Zuckerman
  9. Black Blade-Two Steps From Hell
  10. Blood and Stone-Audiomachine
  11. Legacy-Fringe Element
  12. Drink Up Me Hearties Yo Ho-Hans Zimmer
  13. Dracarys-Ramin Djawadi
  14. Taking a Stand-Henry Jackman
  15. Finale and Curtain Call-Joe Kraemer
  16. The Majestic Tale (Of a Madman in a Box)-Murray GoldĀ 

Writing Playlist Part II: Love Story


  1. Violin Romance-Patrick Doyle
  2. Rose Garden-Adrian Johnston
  3. Ziguenerlieube-Willi Boskovsky & Wiener Johann Strauss Orchestra
  4. To the Ball-Adrian Johnston
  5. Hotel Sayre (ft. Lana Del Rey)-Craig Armstrong
  6. Farewell to Gwen-Rohan Stevenson
  7. Lancelot Leaves-Rohan Stevenson
  8. Gwen & Arthur-Rob Lane & Rohan Stevenson
  9. We Had Today-Rachel Portman
  10. SHERlocked-David Arnold & Michael Price
  11. Forbidden Love- Abel Korzeniowski
  12. An Historic Love-Trevor Morris
  13. The Chairman’s Waltz-John Williams
  14. Angel’s Theme-Philippe Rombi
  15. Princess Leia’s Theme-John Williams

Writing Playlist Part I: Music to Inspire Stories

imageMusic plays a huge role in my writing and imagining process. Through a melody my thoughts and ideas are made clearer and more fluid. Music also has the power draw on emotions, to make those listening feel something with each note in the same way authors strive to evoke certain feelings from their readers.

In this first part, I will be posting some of my favorite tracks I find inspiring for writing. The majority of these following songs consists of film scores and trailer music. I hope you enjoy!

  1. Time- Hans Zimmer
  2. Now We Are Free- Hans Zimmer & Lisa Gerrard
  3. Merry Men- Marc Streitenfeld
  4. Flight- Hans Zimmer
  5. Confluence- Yo-Yo Ma & Itzhak Perlman
  6. Evacuating London- Harry Gregson Williams
  7. From the Western Woods to Beaversdam- Harry Gregson Williams
  8. Aurora in Faerieland- James Newton Howard
  9. Leaving Hogwarts- John Williams
  10. The Park is Closed- Michael Giacchino
  11. Ceremony of the Sunstones- Trevor Jones
  12. Mhysa- Ramin Djawadi

Note: I would love to know if you found this music inspiring or helpful. If it is, I’ll make sure to post more playlists in the future!

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