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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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What Happens When One Songwriter Quits Before the Song Is Finished?
September 4, 2013

What Happens When One Songwriter Quits Before the Song Is Finished?

 By Amanda Williams - September 4, 2013 - Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC

 

            Question asked via Twitter by SMB Member Rebekah Gilbert

The below ...


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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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What's the Deal With Co-writing Splits?
August 17, 2013

What’s the Deal With Co-writing Splits?

By: Amanda Williams – August 17, 2013 – Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC

updated January 26, 2015

 

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            Songwriters often have questions about song splits. At some point in ...


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First Time Writing a Song
August 1, 2013

First Time Writing a Song

By Amanda Williams - January 8, 2013 - Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC


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            Let’s just say, you’ve never written a song in your life before.  What if you ...


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Preparing for Your Cowriting Session
July 25, 2013

Preparing for Your Cowriting Session

By Amanda Williams - July 25, 2013 - Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC

Adapted from June Conference 2012 Attendee Workbook

 

What do you call a writing session when nobody can ...


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Advanced Songwriting Exercises
July 11, 2013

Advanced Songwriting Exercises

(Also Known As Writing Songs)

By Amanda Williams - July 11, 2013 - Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC

 

 

The other day one of our community members asked me to give her some ...


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Writing for a Cause
May 12, 2013

Writing for a Cause

By Amanda Williams - May 12, 2013 - Published by Hillbilly Culture LLC

 

         Writing for a cause is perhaps the highest expression of what we do as songwriters.  We study the ...


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