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When The Muse Goes Missing  

My article was first published in Songwriter Magazine UK Winter issue 2017 

Reprinted with their kind permission 

By Mark Cawley

It sucks, you sit down to write, you have the time, you have the will, you have the tools and…nothing. Nothing for hours, nothing for days. You beat yourself up and the critic takes center stage. “How did you ever come up with anything in the first place?” “What makes you think someone will actually want to record your song?” “You call yourself a songwriter…really?” 

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