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Hi! This is Nick for The Lyric Writer’s Workroom. Today I want to talk about speed songwriting challenges – exercises that encourage you to write complete songs quickly.
As I record this, the yearly songwriting marathon FAWM is almost upon us. That’s F-A-W-M, which stands for “February Album Writing Month”. The goal of FAWM is to write 14 new songs during the 28 days of February; that’s one new song every 2 days. For those of us who are not professional songwriters, that’s a pretty fast pace. It’s fast even for some professional songwriters.
So should you give this crazy songwriting marathon a try? That depends, but it’s worth considering. [Read more…] about 14 Songs in 28 Days (and other adventures in Speed Songwriting)