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The Songwriter's Guide to Mastering Co-Writing
Real Pros Sharing Real Techniques
by Marty Dodson , Bill O'Hanlon and Clay Mills View publisher's profile page

Overview


The essential guide for any songwriter wanting to learn how to collaborate effectively and work with other writers to improve their craft. Written by two hit songwriters and a best selling author.
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Description


Have you ever wondered why many of the biggest songs in history were co-written? Have you thought about co-writing but aren't sure how to get started? Have you struggled to figure out how to market yourself as a potential co-writer? Do you long for that perfect co-writer to help you take your songs to the next level? Have you ever wondered WHY hit songwriters co-write almost exclusively? The Songwriters Guide To Mastering Co-Writing will help you: * Identify your strengths as a collaborator * Learn how to handle co-writing issues that arise * Discover new co-writing possibilities * Elevate your writing by creating the perfect co-writing combinations * Eliminate your writing weaknesses and increase your chances of success * Come out with the best song possible in co-writing sessions
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About the author


Clay Mills

Clay Mills, a 16-time ASCAP hit songwriter and two-time Grammy nominee. Over the course of his career, Clay has penned #1 hits for Darius Rucker (“Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It”), Diamond Rio (“Beautiful Mess”), and Kimberley Locke (“Fall”). Over 125 of Mills’ songs have been recorded by artists, such as Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Trisha Yearwood, Clay Walker, Reba McEntire, Baby Face, Easton Corbin, and Andy Griggs. Mills believes strongly in songwriters and their value to world.

Marty Dodson

Marty Dodson, a Nashville based songwriter, has written six #1 songs and has had more than 125 songs recorded by artists including Joe Cocker, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Billy Currington, The Plain White T's, The Oak Ridge Boys, Don Williams, Saving Jane, Big and Rich, and Blake Shelton. Marty co-wrote the K-Pop song, Bounce, which knocked PSY out of #1 in South Korea and won "Song of the Year" honors for South Korea and all of Asia.

Bill O’Hanlon

Bill O'Hanlon, M.S., is psychotherapist, author, and speaker. He co-developed Solution-Oriented Therapy, a form of Solution focused brief therapy and has authored or co-authored over 30 books. He is also a musician who plays guitar and writes songs

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Book details

Genre:MUSIC

Subgenre:Instruction & Study / Songwriting

Language:English

Pages:112

Format:Paperback

eBook ISBN:9781543958324

Paperback ISBN:9781543958317


Overview


The essential guide for any songwriter wanting to learn how to collaborate effectively and work with other writers to improve their craft. Written by two hit songwriters and a best selling author.

Read more

Description


Have you ever wondered why many of the biggest songs in history were co-written? Have you thought about co-writing but aren't sure how to get started? Have you struggled to figure out how to market yourself as a potential co-writer? Do you long for that perfect co-writer to help you take your songs to the next level? Have you ever wondered WHY hit songwriters co-write almost exclusively? The Songwriters Guide To Mastering Co-Writing will help you: * Identify your strengths as a collaborator * Learn how to handle co-writing issues that arise * Discover new co-writing possibilities * Elevate your writing by creating the perfect co-writing combinations * Eliminate your writing weaknesses and increase your chances of success * Come out with the best song possible in co-writing sessions

Read more

About the author


Clay Mills

Clay Mills, a 16-time ASCAP hit songwriter and two-time Grammy nominee. Over the course of his career, Clay has penned #1 hits for Darius Rucker (“Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It”), Diamond Rio (“Beautiful Mess”), and Kimberley Locke (“Fall”). Over 125 of Mills’ songs have been recorded by artists, such as Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Trisha Yearwood, Clay Walker, Reba McEntire, Baby Face, Easton Corbin, and Andy Griggs. Mills believes strongly in songwriters and their value to world.

Marty Dodson

Marty Dodson, a Nashville based songwriter, has written six #1 songs and has had more than 125 songs recorded by artists including Joe Cocker, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Billy Currington, The Plain White T's, The Oak Ridge Boys, Don Williams, Saving Jane, Big and Rich, and Blake Shelton. Marty co-wrote the K-Pop song, Bounce, which knocked PSY out of #1 in South Korea and won "Song of the Year" honors for South Korea and all of Asia.

Bill O’Hanlon

Bill O'Hanlon, M.S., is psychotherapist, author, and speaker. He co-developed Solution-Oriented Therapy, a form of Solution focused brief therapy and has authored or co-authored over 30 books. He is also a musician who plays guitar and writes songs

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