BOOK TOUR GUEST POST & GIVEAWAY: Element by CM Doporto
Element, Part One
by CM Doporto
Upper YA/New Adult Sci-Fi/Romance Novella
College freshman, Natalie Vega, offers to be a test patient for several vitamins and supplements created by Kronberg Laboratories, a large pharmaceutical company where she interns. Immediately her body starts going through physical changes but when she runs into her former high school crush, Ryan Garrett, she is unaware of the life altering affects he will have on her.
WRITING TO THE BEAT by CM Doporto
I’ve been asked many times if there is anything that helps or inspires me to write. That answer is easy. Music. I love all types of music and learned in the early stages of my writing that melodies put in the mood to write. They also allow me to draw into what a character may be feeling during a particular scene. As I listen to the strums of a guitar or the fingers glide across the ivory keys of a piano, I begin to see, touch, and feel my characters emotions from a deeper, richer viewpoint.
It didn’t take long for me establish a playlist for each of my stories. I found myself listening to the same tunes over and over again while on the treadmill every morning (part of my routine before I start my day off). I got tired of scrolling around on my iPod to the last played Iist, so I decided to create my soundtrack for each scene/chapter so I could access them easily for daily inspiration.
The downside to this is every time I hear a song from my playlist on the radio, I can’t stop thinking about that scene or chapter from one of my stories. On a positive note, a conversation or thought from one of my characters has hit me from time to time when one of these songs popped up on the radio. I can’t complain about that if it makes the scene better. So for now, I’ll keep writing to the beat of the music and looking for that next song to help inspire that breath-taking, burst out in laughter, tear jerking, or adrenaline rushing scene.
Here’s my playlist for Element, Part 1:
“We Are Never Getting Back Together” by Taylor Swift
“Wide Away” by Katy Perry
“Need In Me” by Danny Dove and Steve Smart featuring Amanda Wilson
“Hot Summer Night” by Dave Tavarè
“Call Me Maybe” by Here’s My Number
“Every Word” by Ercola featuring Daniella
“What A Feeling” by Alex Gaudino
“I’m In” by Keith Urban
“She’s Everything” by Brad Paisley
“When Love Takes Over” by David Guetta featuring Kelly Rowland
“Free” by Zac Brown Band
“Love You Like A Love Song” by Selena Gomez and The Scene
“Getting’ You Home” by Chris Young
“I Can’t Help Myself” by Bellatrax featuring Sophia May
“Where Have You Been” by Rihanna
“Evacuate The Dancefloor” by Cascada
“Nobody Wants To Be Lonely” by Ricky Martin
“Elements of Life” by Tiesto
“Restlessness” by Bastien Laval featuring Layla
“Everytime We Touch” by David Guetta & Chris Willis with Steve Angello & Sebastian Ingrosso
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