December Eve Blog Party Cont. and Featuring a Playlist!

And today is the first day of December – happy December! It’s officially Christmas-y feeling, isn’t it? 🙂 And as a part of the December Eve Blog Party hosted by my amazing friend, Lily at Lillian Keith, we’re talking about all of our favorite Christmas songs. But music isn’t just about titles. Music is actually what we hear … so I gift you with a Christmas playlist! These are some of my favorite carols and Christmas-y sounding tunes. Some of them are the ones I mentioned in yesterday’s post, and some are new. 🙂 Let me know if you find any new favorites – or any old favorites!

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Untold Blog Tour: Music of Untold (In Which I Gift You with a Playlist!)

While I wrote Molly in Untold, I had the pleasure of combining two of my favorite things—music and writing. Given she was a pianist, I thought it was super applicable that she would react and think relating to pieces of music. (However, I don’t think all musicians necessarily think in this way, haha!) But dear Molly, my amazing piano prodigy, processed so many things through music—much like writers tend to do through writing. 😊

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Some of My Favorite Pieces of Classical Music

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Other than writing, one of my other passions is music. I love many different types of music, but I’m very biased to classical music. (Not surprising, since I’ve played it for the vast majority of my life.) Strangely enough, I think classical music can be a lot like reading a book – if you don’t understand any of the words of the book, you won’t have an enjoyable reading experience. The same holds true for music – the more you understand music, the more you will appreciate it and enjoy it. Even though I love music, I like a piece much better if I have some background and familiarity with it. 🙂

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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I hope each and every one of you have a lovely day and get to spend it with families, friends, and lots of good food. Thanksgiving always makes me get excited about yummy food, but what’s even more important than yummy food is the opportunity to remember and thank the Lord for all He’s given us. And He is so good, so kind, and so generous, isn’t He?

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