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5 Ways to Make More Time to Write as a Christian Songwriter

We’re all busy. There’s hardly time to do all that must be done for work, school, and family, much less cram in songwriting, no matter how called you feel as a Christian songwriter. But, if God has called you to use your talents for His glory, can’t He help make the way to get it done? Try these 5 ways to make more time for your songwriting every day of the week. #1 Take an easy inventory of how you invest your time each day. Think of it this way. You have a certain amount of time to invest each

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Three Ways to Write a New Song

Are you looking for some fresh insights and inspiration fro your songwriting? Do you get bored playing the same three chords on your acoustic and long for something fresh? Here are three ways I’ve been inspired to write fresh new songs while listening to music! Actually, I get a lot

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Create What You Love

There’s an old saying that goes, “Find a job you love and you’ll never work another day in your life.” As wonderful as it sounds to actually find a job you love, few of us ever do and many of us wind up just tolerating our present jobs while hoping

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4 Songwriting Secrets You Need to Know

Okay, yes, I know… God gave you a song and you just don’t know what to do with it or how to “get it out there” to the world. You’ve got lots of questions and wonder about copyrights and studios and “getting published.” Well, believe me, among the myriad things

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Make Your Songs Sing

Do you ever feel like your fingers go to the same old places on the keys? Are you sick and tired of the same old chord progressions on your acoustic? Wish you could get some fresh melodies happening and really write a great melody? Here are three things you can

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Are You Too Busy to Be a Real Writer?

Picture this. Somewhere near the summit of a snowcapped mountain in Colorado, say, Pike’s Peak, I’m bundled up in front of a roaring fire, sipping cocoa from my favorite oversized mug, and so consumed with creativity I forget to wipe the wisp of whipped cream from my upper lip. Powerful songs, lyrics and

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Writing Great Melodies

Do I have to be a musician to write great songs? Is it possible to become a successful Christian songwriter without learning to play piano or guitar? Is it possible for me to learn the secrets to writing great melodies, even though I’m primarily a lyricist? What if I am a musician,

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Does Great Tech Make for Great Songwriting?

“The computer is really good for editing your ideas, and it’s really good for getting your ideas ready for publishing out into the world, but it’s not good for generating ideas. There are too many opportunities to hit the delete key. The computer brings out the uptight perfectionist in us

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Three Ways to Write a New Song

Are you looking for some fresh insights and inspiration fro your songwriting? Do you get bored playing the same three chords on your acoustic and long for something fresh? Here are three ways I’ve been inspired to write fresh new songs while listening to music! Actually, I get a lot

Read More »

Create What You Love

There’s an old saying that goes, “Find a job you love and you’ll never work another day in your life.” As wonderful as it sounds to actually find a job you love, few of us ever do and many of us wind up just tolerating our present jobs while hoping

Read More »

4 Songwriting Secrets You Need to Know

Okay, yes, I know… God gave you a song and you just don’t know what to do with it or how to “get it out there” to the world. You’ve got lots of questions and wonder about copyrights and studios and “getting published.” Well, believe me, among the myriad things

Read More »

Make Your Songs Sing

Do you ever feel like your fingers go to the same old places on the keys? Are you sick and tired of the same old chord progressions on your acoustic? Wish you could get some fresh melodies happening and really write a great melody? Here are three things you can

Read More »

Are You Too Busy to Be a Real Writer?

Picture this. Somewhere near the summit of a snowcapped mountain in Colorado, say, Pike’s Peak, I’m bundled up in front of a roaring fire, sipping cocoa from my favorite oversized mug, and so consumed with creativity I forget to wipe the wisp of whipped cream from my upper lip. Powerful songs, lyrics and

Read More »

Writing Great Melodies

Do I have to be a musician to write great songs? Is it possible to become a successful Christian songwriter without learning to play piano or guitar? Is it possible for me to learn the secrets to writing great melodies, even though I’m primarily a lyricist? What if I am a musician,

Read More »

Does Great Tech Make for Great Songwriting?

“The computer is really good for editing your ideas, and it’s really good for getting your ideas ready for publishing out into the world, but it’s not good for generating ideas. There are too many opportunities to hit the delete key. The computer brings out the uptight perfectionist in us

Read More »

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