Alice Walker, Ntozake Shange, and Langston Hughes, were all inspired by spirituals, jazz, and blues.
These writers understood that music opens up pathways to creative thinking, that can help us weave together thoughts and ideas.
We already know that music inspires creativity––especially creative writing
This is a bit odd but I find Christmas music to be very inspiring for my writing,
especially old Christmas songs from the 50s and 60s.
I think we tend to think of the holidays, especially Christmas, as a time of joy and happiness.
But, the reality is the holidays can be a very lonely and sad time for many people.