Music in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Many writers publish a playlist of music they listened to while writing, sometimes even in the book. What are the benefits of writing to music? What sort of music is suited? Does the music get you in the mood for the book, or is it just background? Our panel discuss their various musical tastes, and try not to come to blows over them.

Bellis, Cheryl Morgan, J. Pekka Mäkelä, Suzanne van Rooyen