Evan Rachel Wood writing NYLON column

Evan Rachel Wood has gained her own column as she becomes NYLON.com's new Contributing Editor.

Evan Rachel Wood writing NYLON column

Evan Rachel Wood has become a journalist.

The 'True Blood' star has taken on the role of Contributing Digital Editor role for NYLON magazine and will have her own column which will see her act as an agony aunt and devise playlists to "connect" to the readers who are seeking advice.

The 28-year-old redhead wrote on her NYLON.com column: "Music is my first and deepest love. I can't imagine living in a world without it. The English language will only take me so far when I communicate, but music is able to say all the things I never knew how to say.

"When I make playlists, I want to tell you a story, give you an experience. I want us to connect in some way."

The actress-and-activist revealed the idea behind her column stemmed from her reliance on playlists to overcome relationship make-ups and break-ups.

Openly bisexual Evan - who split from actor Jamie Bell, the father of her two-year-old son, in May 2014 after 19 months of marriage - said: "One of the most powerful uses of a playlist I have encountered was when my long-lost love (at the time) and I were getting back together after five years apart. We decided to make each other playlists that explained how we felt ... and we sprinkled in songs we thought we forgot or knew we loved.

"When the day came to see each other for the first time again, we listened to the playlists, one by one, and looked at each other for hours. We laughed, wept, and held one another. It was the perfect way to just fall right back into it. To awaken those memories we kept stored through music and fall in love all over again without having to say a word.

"Of course, sometimes it goes the other way too. Once, when I was going through a very painful breakup ... I asked everyone to think of all the best breakup songs. I remember it helped me laugh and make fun of myself but I also had all these new song recommendations from people I loved. Each one felt like a hug; it was the ultimate comfort."

Evan is currently filming an upcoming science fiction television series 'Westworld', alongside Anthony Hopkins and James Marsden, which is set for release later this year, as well as working with her band.

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