Here's an interesting thought exercise for a writer: if you had to choose one song upon which to base a novel, which song would you choose?
After much cogitation, reflection and sundry caffeinated-related activities, I would choose Black Horse and a Cherry Tree by KT Tunstall. The first two lines of the lyrics make for a killer book opening: Well my heart knows me better than I know myself/So I'm gonna let it do all the talking.
And the last line of the song makes for a boffo novel ending: I can't quite get there 'cause my heart's forsaken me.
Okay, I got me a beginning and an ending, now I gotta fill in the rest. In the meantime, here's video of Ms. Tunstall: