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Literary Techniques: Which Ones Are Used In Hit Songs?
November 9, 2013

Literary Techniques: Which Ones Are Used In Hit Songs?

By Amanda Williams - November 9, 2013 - Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC

 

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         As songwriters, we’re faced with a challenge when it comes to using ...


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How To Introduce A Character Into Your Song
October 29, 2013

Tip for Songwriting: How To Introduce a Character Into Your Song

By Amanda Williams - October 29, 2013 - Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC

 

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The following article was inspired by a question asked by SMB ...


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8 Practical Ways to Make More Time For Your Music
October 9, 2013

8 Practical Ways to Make More Time For Your Music

By Amanda Williams – October 9, 2013 – Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC

 

         Most of us wish we could add a few extra hours to ...


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Tip for Songwriters: How to Get Your Songs to New Artists
September 15, 2013

Tip for Songwriters: How To Get Your Songs To New Artists

By Amanda Williams - September 15, 2013 - Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC


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            The other day, I ran into Rick Barker at the coffee ...


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Tip for Writing Songs: Write Your Heart
September 3, 2013

Tip for Writing Songs: Write Your Heart

By Amanda Williams - September 3, 2013 - Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC


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            In a time when most of the conversation surrounding songwriting involves writing for purely commercial ...


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Tip for Writing Songs: Try Not to Stop aka Don't Break the Noodle
August 31, 2013

Tip for Writing Songs: Try Not to Stop

Aka Don’t Break the Noodle

By Amanda Williams - August 31, 2013 - Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC

 

         One of the biggest challenges when you’re ...


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Tips for Writing Songs: Change the Line Before
August 29, 2013

Tips for Writing Songs

Change the Line Before

By Amanda Williams - August 29, 2013 - Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC

 

            Here’s a quick tip for songwriting I learned from my dad, Kim Williams ...


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How To Write Up
April 14, 2013

How To Write Up

By Amanda Williams – April 14, 2013 – Published by: Hillbilly Culture LLC

 

            “Try to write up as much as you can.”  That’s the advice new songwriters are given over and over again by industry folks.  But how does that gee hah with the other piece of common advice we are given, “Don’t pester people to write, especially if they’re more successful than you are”?


            It’s a delicate balance, for sure.  Let’s take it apart and see if we can figure it out together.


            Why do people say you should “write up”?  What ...


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