How to Start a Band

How to Start a Band

“How have you not started a band yet?” After twenty years as a musician and three as a creative lifestyle blogger, I’ve heard quite a few good reasons to start a band.  Some of the best: Artists are people who make art; musicians are people who make music. The band...
How to Write a Song: Some Practical Advice

How to Write a Song: Some Practical Advice

Accomplishing a creative challenge like writing 14 songs in 28 days doesn’t happen out of nothing.  I’ve needed some advice and some inspiration over the last few weeks of February Album Writing Month.  Here are three resources that taught me a lot about how to write...
A Musician does Inktober 2017

A Musician does Inktober 2017

I’m only kind of an artist. But I’ve learned before that artists are people who make art, not just people with great talent. So when Inktober 2017 came around this year, I decided to get on the bandwagon. Launching Scintilla Studio means I need a lot more visual...