Ambition, God’s Sovereignty & Songwriting

I reached out to my good friend, Chad Cates a few weeks ago and asked if he would consider submitting a guest SONGWRITING TIPS blog post for us.  Chad, a dedicated staff writer for Essential Music in Nashville, is one of those guys who diligently drives to the office every single day of the week to write songs.  Like many professionals in this business, he’s learned through experience that every song one writes is not going to be a hit.  It takes hard work, determination, a continual honing of your craft, and a good business head, to make a living as a songwriter.  Chad’s post today is a brief story about ambition and expectations …

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