Christian Songwriting: Writer's Block - Style Change

So you like jazz or blues. Why not try writing in a different style, just for fun? Maybe a slow rock ballad, or country. Even if you don't like it, it will broaden your horizons.

Sometimes your mind can be so set in one particular mode that your vision narrows even to the point of excluding good ideas. It has been said that the only difference between a rut and a grave is the depth.

A person who is limited to only one style could well be painting themselves into a creative corner, as well as narrowing their options for a successful hit. But writing in a style that you may not usually choose may be all that it takes to break you out again. Who knows, you may even discover that that style is not so bad after all. When events led me to writing country - not a natural love of mine - I made an important discovery. Country guitarists can be good. Really good!

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