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101 Songwriting Wrongs and How to Right Them by Pete Luboff, Pat Luboff

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STAYING IN THE CLOSET

Don’t be afraid to pitch or show your songs

Some songwriters fear being ripped off so much that they never actually show their songs. Other songwriters keep their songs secret because they are embarrassed or afraid of criticism or ridicule. If you’re not showing anyone your songs, it’s obvious that you’re a closet songwriter.

You are not alone in the closet. You would be surprised how many people have written songs. Sometimes it seems to us that everyone in the world has a song stashed somewhere around the house.

We addressed the fear of being ripped off in chapter sixty-eight. Basically, you do not have to worry about people stealing your songs. Other writers are too busy writing, and legitimate music business people ...

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