Category: Songwriting Mindset

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Our Best Songwriting Tips for 2021

With 2020 slowly fading in the rearview mirror, it’s time to turn our focus to the opportunities God is bringing us in this New Year. We thought some fresh songwriting tips might be just the ticket for you to get things off to a great start! The global hardships, pandemics,

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Taming Your “Inner Critic” (Three Ways to Overcome Self-Sabotage)

Shutdown again by that nagging voice inside that says you’ll never be good enough? If you’re a serious songwriter who keeps getting blocked by a critical inner voice, you’re in good company. A lot of songwriters struggle with negative internal dialog that keeps them frustrated and fruitless. But it doesn’t

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NCS Launches New Course “Your Best Songs Now”

Continuing in their mission “to empower Christian songwriters worldwide,” Nashville Christian Songwriters has launched a new self-directed online course entitled “Your Best Songs Now” written and led by NCS President and veteran songwriter, John Chisum. “When it comes to songwriting,” says Chisum, “process is everything. Whether songwriters realize it or

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Carol Chisolm: From Burned Out to Bold New Ministry

Songwriter Success Story Carol Chisolm suffered with alopecia, a skin disorder that causes extreme hair loss. Embarrassment and shame were her constant companions. She hid beneath wigs and told no one of her condition, refusing to let even her family see her uncovered balding head. But Carol had no idea

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10 Benefits of Coaching & Mentorship for Songwriting Success

Do you ever feel like you’ve got great songs locked up inside you with no way to get them out? Are you missing key songwriting skills and wondering how to get your songs out there? Maybe it’s time you considered these 10 benefits of coaching & mentorship for songwriting success.

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MIKE WEAVER: Songs of Deliverance in Times of Trial and Loss

“My entire theology is a Man, it’s Jesus,” says Mike Weaver, frontman of Christian music’s powerhouse band Big Daddy Weave. “I’m telling you, He is with you and He’s with you in the most real way.” With robust faith and authenticity, Weaver shares through this warm and often funny episode

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Song Ideas – Five Ways to Develop Great Songs

Songwriting Ideas Where do great song ideas come from? Are they crouching behind bushes just out of sight like crafty little leprechauns or hidden under rocks like salamanders waiting for you to turn them over to discover them buried there? Actually, neither is the case. While it may seem like

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