What dreams are we talking about I define dream as the intense desire for something we want more than anything in the world; something we dream about at night, and can’t stop thinking about all day. Furthermore, the dream I am talking about is not like winning the lottery. It is the kind of dream… Continue reading Life’s A Dream, When You Keep Dreams Alive
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The Silver Bullet to Successful Song Writing
Is there a Silver Bullet to Successful Song Writing? You want to become a song writer, and a successful one at that. Unfortunately there is no silver bullet to successful song writing, no one method that would guarantee you that. However, there are a few things you can do that help you become a better… Continue reading The Silver Bullet to Successful Song Writing
The Deadline Phenomena
Being Creative Under Pressure Working on a musical project usually comes with a deadline attached to it. You may not think that most creative musicians actually benefit from a deadline. Not only that, they prefer it, because it focuses the creative mind that all too easily gets distracted otherwise. My best work happened under intense… Continue reading The Deadline Phenomena
Composing for money?
Should we do it for the money? We are artists, and we are composers. Naturally, we have an urgent drive to follow our passion when ever creativity strikes us. It’s what makes us happy, whether we get payed for it or not… right? The real question is whether money can get in the way with… Continue reading Composing for money?
Should we compose music that might never get performed or recorded?
Composing and writing songs is one of my favorite things to do. However, I have composed a lot of music that, unfortunately, has not yet been performed or recorded. It just sits on my computer hard drive waiting for its time to come. Does this stop me from writing music? Of course not! But what… Continue reading Should we compose music that might never get performed or recorded?