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My new baby... 

Releasing a record is a lot like having a kid. Now that I have done both I can see this more clearly. When you have a kid, especially the first one, you stand at the ready with pics and videos to show your friends and even strangers (whether they want to see them or not). And you silently speak to them all: “Please love my baby… please tell me she is beautiful…” Your need for affirmation of this thing you made (with a little help from a “friend”) can be downright overwhelming. You find subtle ways to drop…

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Writers Write... 

Most of you guys know that I am fascinated by stories and storytelling. Songs, short stories, film... well-told stories are what inspire me and they are what I try to create. I've tried a lot of different types of writing over the years. Sermons, screenplays, essays, and short stories have all helped me hone my eye and ear for story and have informed what I do in the context of songwriting as well. 

More important than my own writing, I try to expose myself to great storytelling wherever I can find it…

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