In the current Jul-Aug issue of Christian Musician magazine, I contributed a column with some thoughts about my songwriting process and some of the “helps” that I keep close at hand when on the job. I also, shamelessly, name-check one of my absolute songwriting heroes: Jimmy Webb. For decades he has, by shining example, taught the rest of us how to write better songs. Click on over to the article and let me know what you think.
[Thousand Foot Crutch are on the cover … my article spans pages 34-35 and continues over to 43. It can be a little tricky at first to get the in-browser controls but hang with it. Also, as of this writing, this is the current issue of the magazine. A couple months from now when the issue is no longer current and disappears from the page, so will this post.]