Archive for March, 2016

Shattered Melodies Soundtrack

Shattered Melodies unfolded in my head as nod to ’40s noir. That’s why I found myself listening to the following Chet Baker songs as I was writing and dreaming about the stormy relationship of Claire and Joe, the hero and heroine of this story. You may want …

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Shattered Melodies: Lyrics of the song “Just You and Me” written by the hero to the heroine

In Shattered Melodies,  there are a few phrases of a song called “Just You and Me,” which appears (I won’t say where…!) in the story. So I got to thinking, and decided it would be fun to see if I could write the full-length song. …

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Shattered Melodies: Meet the hero: a character interview with Joe Lucitano

When I sat down to write Shattered Melodies, I had a blast doing character interviews with Claire and Joe. It’s one of my favorite parts of the writing process because, for me, the characters talk, and I just listen to what they’re saying and write it down. So …

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Shattered Melodies: Meet the heroine: a character interview with Claire DuPont

  When I sat down to write Shattered Melodies, I had a blast doing character interviews with Claire and Joe. It’s one of my favorite parts of the writing process because, for me, the characters talk, and I just listen to what they’re saying and …

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