Hit songwriters share their secrets on inspiration, creative techniques, career moves and the music business in this collection of interviews.
Fifteen of the nation’s most talented tune-smiths give personal accounts of how they create their works, what their songs mean to them, and how they keep their creativity flowing. Topics covered during the 54-question interviews range from personal sources of inspiration, notions of creativity, and the various stages of the writing process to the pros and cons of co-writing, the taming of the inner critic, and the challenges of a song writing career. Readers will find advice on how to nurture their creative thinking, develop a healthy balance between creative work and personal life, and find their unique voice in the songwriting world.
___________________________________ About the Author
Susan Tucker is a songwriter, music publisher, teacher, and writer. She teaches songwriting and creativity workshops for songwriting organizations all across the country. She is the owner of Sage House Music Publishing, the creator, editor, and frequent contributor to The Songwriters Connection Monthly, and author of The Soul of a Writer. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.