Category: Songwriting Mindset

Three Ways to Make More Time for Your Songwriting

Are you struggling to find enough time to write? Is everything else in your life crowding out the one thing you want to do the most? Here are three quick ways to make more time for your songwriting, starting today. #1 Approach your songwriting as worship. Just like praying or

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3 Ways to Grow Towards Success in the Christian Music Business

Getting your songs “out there” I received a snarky email the other day that made me sad for a minute. Here’s what happened. I send out a lot of value-oriented content to our email community. Often I’ll invite our followers to consider joining our 8-week online NCS Coaching program, a

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The #1 Struggle Christian Songwriters Face

The #1 Struggle Christian Songwriters Face Songwriters struggle with a lot of things. Whether it’s writer’s block, discouragement, lack of ideas, needing more skills, or even loneliness, the artistic journey of songwriting isn’t always easy. But I’d say that the #1 challenge songwriters struggle with is a sense of their

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“God Gave Me A Song… Now What” Workshop Happening October 2nd

Live Songwriting Workshop October 2nd, 2021 Nashville Christian Songwriters is announcing a LIVE 3-hour online workshop entitled “God Gave Me A Song… Now What?” featuring John Chisum and Robert Till. The workshop is happening Saturday, October 2nd, from 9:00 – Noon CDT. This interactive workshop experience expands the popular webinar

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3 Ways to Jumpstart Your Songwriting Motivation

Wanting to write a song, but having trouble getting motivated?  Try these three simple fixes to jumpstart your soul into greater creativity and output. Photo by Hailey Reed on Unsplash I recently subscribed to an app called WeCroak. It’s website says, “The WeCroak app is inspired by a Bhutanese folk

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Carrie Brooklyn Alexander Named NCS Songwriter of the Month

Carrie Brooklyn Alexander Named NCS Songwriter of the Month A Northern Ireland singer-songwriter and worship leader, Carrie Brooklyn Alexander, has been named NCS Songwriter of the Month. Alexander, a resident of Armagh, NI, is writing and releasing her own music, as are many aspiring Christian artists. But Carrie is also

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Nigel Cato Named NCS Songwriter of the Month

NCS Songwriter of the Month “Kiwi” Social Science teacher and songwriter, Nigel Cato, loves songs about the cross, the blood of Christ, and redemption. Sensing a deep call to help believers grasp more of the finished work of Christ, he has written songs rich in theology at the Church of

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Five Common Songwriting Mistakes to Avoid

Do you ever feel like the gears are slipping and you’re just NOT getting anywhere with your songwriting? Hey, I get it. Been there… bought the t-shirt, the bumper sticker, and the fridge magnet. It’s not fun to feel like you’re not getting where you want to go, but sometimes

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