...something that I have found biblically destructive. The thought, I've wasted this year...
You have probably already written a few things that sound disjointed, maybe you've even done it accidentally (haha, scrub)! Learn some prose from the pros!
Trying to get to the next level? You need someone to help you get there! Duh. What do Spotify playlists and open mic nights have in common? Gatekeepers and Key masters. Let's go find out where Zuul is.
The rhythm hand deserves some extra love! Stop telling yourself that someone will take care of the heavy lifting with guitar. Stop being the weak link in the band. Learn to play the damn guitar! It's nothing complicated, so don't feel overwhelmed. You just need to dedicate a little additional focus on specific techniques.
All of us complain that we're not getting enough people to come out to our shows. We promote it on Instagram and virtually beg people to come to our gig.I use the word "gig" in a derogatory way. I was careful not to use the word "show" because that is a massive part of our problem, isn't it - we're not putting on much of a show.
The two most important things I schedule - the stuff I'm never supposed to move? ME TIME and SLEEP TIME.
You still have time. You’re not too old, you haven’t spent your final chance. I personally don't think you have to be sad to write a sad song though. It is true that in the hardest times of our lives we come up with some of the best stuff to write.