Don’t Live With Songwriting Regret

  I spent the first 2/3 of my life to date living in fear. Fear of failure. Fear of risk. Fear of conflict. Fear of performing or speaking in public. Fear of God striking me down if I misbehaved. The list goes on an on. And, around that 2/3 mark, I noticed that those fears began to have a different taste...

8 Things I Learned About Life From Legendary Songwriter Kim Williams

  Last week, I posted ten things I learned from my songwriting mentor and friend, Kim Williams, who passed away. Most of that list was about songwriting. I was thinking about all of the LIFE lessons I learned from him as well. Some of them overlap, but I thought I’d share some of those life lessons here: Sometimes you have to bite...

SongTown’s Most Wanted List: October 2017!

These writers have shown songwritin’ excellence and have bragging rights for one month throughout the SongTown territories!

 

Monthly winners are chosen from our Pro Feedback Forum, mentoring sessions, online classes, and SongTown events.

5 Co-Writing Errors To Avoid While Songwriting – Or Dating!

  Co-Writing songs is a lot like dating. It takes work to find and develop good co-writing relationships. And, not every date is going to work out. So, you keep kissing frogs until you find a prince, metaphorically speaking. If you treat songwriting relationships like REAL relationships, you can avoid some of these mistakes that I’ve seen LOTS of people...

Songwriting: The Starting Is The Hardest Part

  That first awkward creative step... I’ve always heard that the first step is the hardest. That is particularly true in creative endeavors such as songwriting. Getting over the hurdle of “I can’t do this!” or “What if I fail?” is sometimes so daunting that we give up before we have tried. The paralysis brought on by our fears makes starting a monumental task. ...

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