Songwriting tips plus dissecting a song line by line

Videocast: Throw Away The Box #3 It took me until Friday afternoon to publish my Thursday morning update. Don’t ask… well… I cover songwriting tips, including: My thoughts on critique groups How I find the right lyric Avoiding easy or obvious rhymes Writing the last line first and more.. Finally, I dissect my song, “Do It […]

What Tomatoes Can Teach Us About Encouragement

I was inspired to start a garden after visiting my daughter in Phoenix and I talk about it here. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3cDvxCmfd8] I mention Ron Finley’s TED Talk about turning food deserts into food gardens. Worth watching for sure. And my daughter writes about Hope House Farms and why she needs the farm more than it needs her. […]