Laura Marie
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Podcast #52 - Nobody Say Goodbye Podcast

That's it. It's over. 52 weeks of writing with a prompt from the Global Songwriters Group. I've had some really fun moments, I've been inspired by many and I've learned a great deal. I love the discipline of writing weekly. I'm not sure if I'll do it with a word prompt again but I definitely love the group dynamic. I look back at how many of the songs I wrote that I'm not happy with and it's painfully clear what got in my way. I rebelled against the prompts. I think, if I had let myself be led by them, the… Read more

Podcast #51 - No Secret Podcast


Secrets. In my song "Honest" I reference the song "In Code" from my first solo album, Drawn. "In Code" was all about my habit of writing songs when I felt I couldn't speak openly. Lyrics were my outlet. I could hide my true feelings in metaphors and abstractions and have imaginary confrontations. At the time I wrote "in Code", I was particularly angry with someone close to me and frustrated with my inability to gain their approval.  I think I even went so far, at least once, to write a song with the first… Read more
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