Tag: Christian songwriting

Alyce Metallo Named NCS Songwriter of the Month

NCS Songwriter of the Month The love for Spanish and for the Latin world began with her nanny, Lupe, who first taught her the beauty of the language and the people who speak it. “My parents owned an art gallery and they were always hosting artists from all different parts

Read More »

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

Read More »
NCS Course Graphic

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

Read More »

David Michael Watson Is Calling Us to Be Brave Again

At first glance, David Michael Watson appears to be just another California surfer dude.  But get to know his music and you quickly discover that he’s a deep-thinking, deep-feeling, and deep-hearted worshiper who has a message to bring to the world through his thoughtful modern worship approach. Deep-Hearted Worship Releasing

Read More »

JOHN CHISUM: Finding Song Ideas in Quarantine & Crisis

Our world has been ravaged and turned upside down by Covid-19, but you’re still called to write great Christian songs, right? In this special edition of the Song Revolution with John Chisum, John and co-host, Tina Keil, explore specific ways you can utilize the upset routines more creatively and capture even

Read More »

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

Read More »

Developing Healthy Songwriting Habits for 2020

How healthy are your songwriting habits? The best way to know is to look at the quality and quantity of your song output. If you’re writing less than one song per month or so, or, you know you’re not getting the kind of response and exposure for your songs you

Read More »