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Two More Songs!

While planning for February Album Writing Month (FAWM), I came up with a bunch of strategies to help me keep up with writing a new song every other day. I researched genres (deciding to go with soul / mid-60s Motown), studied album structure, song titles and topics, collected links to rhyming and famous quote sites… yes, I geeked out hard on the prep. But I always had this niggling sense that when it came time to write, nothing would happen. I’d sit down with my guitar and the laptop and… nothing. Nada. Zip. No ideas. Amazingly, the opposite has happened. Continue reading

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