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Writing Your Best Songs Now

Can’t finish your songs? Unsure how to connect with listeners? Here’s how you can start writing your best songs now! Writing Your Best Songs Now If you’re struggling to find great ideas or finish your songs, odds are it’s not a lack of inspiration. Being a Christian songwriter means you’re already inspired. Jesus doesn’t have to do anything else to be all the inspiration you need for a lifetime of effective songwriting. The real issue is a lack of songwriting skills. Many aspiring Christian songwriters mistake their passion for Jesus for great songwriting ability. They are very different things. Millions

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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 Things Great Christian Songwriters Believe

Songwriting requires faith, especially Christian songwriting. Beyond the obvious spiritual faith in Jesus as the reason we write, what are the three things that great Christian songwriters believe (that you should believe, too), and how do they help them to be great Christian songwriters? Glad you asked! Here they are! #1)

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Three Essential Elements of Great Christian Songwriting

Ever wondered what makes a Christian song great? Why do some songs break out of the pack and rush to the front of the line to win the race? Are there secrets the great songwriters use to make their songs stand out? Absolutely! The best songwriters know what it takes to

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How DO You Write a Great Christian Song?

Truth is, the “one hit wonder” exists in every musical genre. It’s always fun when a show on television showcases the groups and artists from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s who only managed to have but one lonely hit (think Vangelis and Chariots of Fire). For a few of these one

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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

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 »

Three Things Great Christian Songwriters Believe

Songwriting requires faith, especially Christian songwriting. Beyond the obvious spiritual faith in Jesus as the reason we write, what are the three things that great Christian songwriters believe (that you should believe, too), and how do they help them to be great Christian songwriters? Glad you asked! Here they are! #1)

Read More »

Three Essential Elements of Great Christian Songwriting

Ever wondered what makes a Christian song great? Why do some songs break out of the pack and rush to the front of the line to win the race? Are there secrets the great songwriters use to make their songs stand out? Absolutely! The best songwriters know what it takes to

Read More »

How DO You Write a Great Christian Song?

Truth is, the “one hit wonder” exists in every musical genre. It’s always fun when a show on television showcases the groups and artists from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s who only managed to have but one lonely hit (think Vangelis and Chariots of Fire). For a few of these one

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