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SAC Songwriting Challenge Week 4

This week's challenge was to write an edgy country pop song for a male artist, early 20s. No mention was to be made of marriage or kids.  No "partying at the lake", "trucks and tailgates" and no "bro country" vibe…
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SAC Songwriting Challenge Week 3

Well, I did write a little ditty for a commercial, as per the assignment. It's light-hearted, fun and playful, but won't win any songwriting awards... I did work through a few different ideas (kaleidoscopes, whirlygigs, etc.), and opted for something…
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SAC Songwriting Challenge Week 2

OMG. This week's challenge made me feel, like, super old. LOL. (That was my attempt at sounding young.) Write a pop song that would appeal to 13-18 year olds. Yikes. Everything I tried to write morphed into Taylor Swift's 'Shake…

SAC Songwriting Challenge Week 1

Hi from Halifax. Snowy, windy, beautful Halifax. The news of a foiled massacre at a local mall hangs heavy in the air. What a weird story. Then last night, said mall was surrounded by a heavy police presence. Turns out…