Check out this video blog series by Grammy award-winning songwriter Scot Sax as he explores what motivates us to write songs.
We are constantly surrounded by ideas. You don’t need a fortune cookie to tell you where to look. In fact… my last sentence can start your next song!
One of the first things I did when I began to seriously pursue a career in writing was to attend NSAI's Song Camp. It was an eye opening experience in every way.
1) There is no substitute for a GREAT song. A great sounding demo and lots of connections won't help you get a weak song cut.
When Clay, Danny and I do mentoring sessions, we always try to come up with an individualized "plan" to help the writer get to the next level, whatever that might be.