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A great way of capturing the atmosphere of the place you're
writing about is to go there (or get someone else to) and leave
a tape recorder or digital recorder running for an hour or two.
Then play the recording over and over again as you write, immersing
yourself in the sound of the location. It'll almost feel as if
you're there - especially if you surround yourself with photos
of the place too. After a few minutes you'll hardly notice the
in the background any more, but your subconscious mind will pick them up and
suggest the perfect words to you. These recordings are also the perfect thing
for masking out distracting noises when you're trying to write.
If you'll be playing the tapes a lot, it's worth transferring
them onto CD or onto your computer so they don't wear out. If
you want really good sound, use a high quality stereo digital
recorder to capture it, or a digital camcorder with a separate
microphone (don't use the built-in microphone as it'll be too
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