If the music doesn’t sound good as an accompaniment to the rain, it probably doesn’t sound very good at all.
They want you to whistle while you work your life away.
No, but I always write in public. Airports, hospitals, these are all good places to work on fiction. Your fear of people watching reminds me of my friend Chelsea Cain who never writes on airplanes because she’s always depicting gruesome or violent scenes for her ‘Heartsick’ or ‘Kick” series. I never worry about spies. Was it Alexander Pope who said, “Our ultimate guarantee of anonymity lies in the fact that no one cares about anything except themselves”? That’s paraphrased but basically it.
Let them judge. Who cares what some stranger thinks?