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The Life of a Songwriter (A New Opportunity!)

A new project that lets you experience the whole life of a songwriter, from working with and learning from a Master Songwriter, to producing an amazing single, to pitching your single in person to a major Christian music publisher face to face.

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Which Talent to Focus On?

Almost all of us creatives face the same problem: we are creative in more than one area. We like to write songs, or perform, or paint, or pen novels, or develop web sites, or produce music or video works, or [insert your creative thing here]. So how do you choose which one to work the hardest on? Which needs to take a back seat? And which one needs to be completely stricken from the creative ledger!

New Single Recording and Radio Special

This package includes our usual top-quality recording in Nashville with the top players and engineers in the business, as well as radio promotion through A-Sides promotion to get your single to hundreds of radio stations. Several of our artists have been using A-Sides, with one single reaching over 500 stations!

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5 Excuses for Music “Meh”

meh informal exclamation 1. expressing a lack of interest or enthusiasm. “Meh. I’m not impressed so far” adjective 1. uninspiring; unexceptional. “the songs just came out … meh” I hear all the time from folks who feel like they have been taken, or ended up with a bad project, or worked with the wrong person. They lament the fact that they made the wrong choice in producer, studio, or just in someone they trusted to help them well … (Read More) >

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The Slow “No”

Do you ever feel like your entire creative career is a long, arduous journey to nowhere? That no matter how hard you try, all the work, all the pain, and all the money spent is just wasted on deaf ears, blind eyes, and a world that just doesn’t care about your art? So how do you turn that around? How do you defeat “The Slow No”?

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Funding Your Music Ministry

We’re moving towards something new this year. Something big, and so I have been carefully charting a course to get us there. Of course at some point, the thing everyone is trying to discover (in an age when any music you make is worthless as far as it’s intrinsic value to the consumer) is where do you find money to pursue your music?

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The Forgotten Why

It’s easy when you are a creative person to get all caught up in the what, the how, and when, and the where. Where’s my next gig? What’s my next song or great piece of art going to be? How do I get a bigger audience? When will I get paid? But the WHY is most important…

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Looking for New Artists!

We’re looking for our next music ministry success stories! In 2017, Creative Soul has some very interesting projects planned that continue to celebrate and tell the story of our artists and their amazing ministry success stories. This goes WAY beyond the studio, or fame, but actually in long-term ministry to the world. Not just being seen and heard, but making a real difference with the talents you been given. If this sounds exciting, and you’ve … (Read More) >