4 Reasons Not To Quit Writing Songs

  Many of us struggle with voices in our head saying things like "You'll never make it." or "You're not good enough." And, most of us, at one time or another, have thought about throwing in the towel. Here are 4 reasons that I encourage you not to throw in the towel. 1) If you were born with the urge to write,...

How Do I Submit A Song As A Songwriter?

  There seems to be a lot of confusion out there over the question "How do I submit a song?". The truth of the matter is that there is no one way to "submit" a song. When you simplify the "song submission" idea, there are basically three categories of song submissions that a songwriter should educate themselves about. I'll cover each...

Writing Your First Song

  Even those who have written thousands of songs could benefit from reviewing the basics of what a beginning writer does when writing their first song. Every now and then, someone joins SongTown who is just trying to learn how to write that first song - to turn their own feelings and experiences into music that other people can connect...

5 Things Publishers Look For In A Songwriter

  Publishers seem to be the "holy grail" for writers trying to get that first cut. Somehow, many people have the idea that if they could just "get a publisher", all of their problems would be solved and the cuts would start rolling in. While having a great publisher can be very beneficial, "getting a publisher" isn't the most important...

Writing Better Songs

  Sometimes Clay and I like to remind everyone that SongTown is about writing better songs. It's not about writing Country or Pop songs... or even writing commercial songs. Just BETTER songs, for whatever their intended purpose might be. Our target audience is everyone who wants to play their song for another person in any setting. That could be a guy wanting...

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