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The Frettie Journal
A collection of interviews, updates, tips and resources for songwriters.

Before Your Pitch Meeting

Tips & Resources by Brent on April 19, 2017

Before you call to set up a pitch meeting, assume the A&R person or producer will have an appointment with Luke Laird right before you and Don Schlitz right after you. (Look ‘em up if you don’t know...


The Necessary And The Difficult

Tips & Resources by Brent Baxter, hit songwriter on April 12, 2017

The music business is a tough, tough business, and the path to success travels through setbacks, failure, and doubt. The journey requires you to have patience, and it requires you to do difficult, challenging things. I don’t know of...


“The Song”

by Brent on March 29, 2017

I’ve run into some aspiring songwriters who believe they have “the song" - the song that will set the world on fire. And if they can just get “the song” to Kenny Chesney or Carrie Underwood, they know it...


So… what’s up with Frettie?

by Brent on March 22, 2017

So... what's up with Frettie? Hello! Just in case you missed the previous announcement from Dennis, I'd like to catch you up on some major new developments at Frette. The sad news is that Frettie's amazing co-founders, Dennis and Julie,...


Indie International Singer-Songwriter Contest!

All, Announcements by Frettie Team on August 03, 2016

-The contest is only open to the Singer-Songwriter genre -Artist can submit up to 3 songs -This contest is capped at 150 entries..so limited spots available. -Choose between a Basic Entry ($30) numerical score, or a Written Critique ($40) to which the pro...


Get your songs reviewed by an industry professional today!

All, Announcements, Product Updates by The Frettie Team on February 17, 2016

Today we're excited to announce that you can now get your songs reviewed by a number of industry professionals right here on Frettie. Choose from hit songwriters, award-winning producers and more! We tested this service out awhile ago and the...


Spotlight: Meet February’s featured songwriter Mary Segato

All, Featured Songwriters by The Frettie Team on February 09, 2016

We’re excited to announce that Mary Segato is our featured songwriter for February. Mary's been a member of Frettie from the very beginning and we're excited to finally get a chance to learn about her process and see what...


Sell your music through Frettie with Gumroad, iTunes, CD Baby and more. What are you going to sell?

All, Announcements, Product Updates by The Frettie Team on January 15, 2016

Part of what makes Frettie so great is that it’s the perfect platform to share your song ideas with others for validation and feedback. Frettie makes it easy for you to share a song in progress, refine or rewrite...


Spotlight: Meet January’s featured songwriter Wonder

All, Featured Songwriters by The Frettie Team on January 12, 2016

We’re excited to announce that Wonder is our featured songwriter for January. Wonder's been with Frettie for some time now and we're excited to have had the chance to learn about her process and see what she's been up...


Announcing the top Frettie songs of 2015.

All, Announcements by The Frettie Team on December 28, 2015

2015 has been a great year for Frettie and we can't wait for 2016 and for everything that we have planned. Before we close the chapter on 2015, we thought it would be great to look back at some of the most popular...


Spotlight: Meet April’s Featured Songwriter Brent Baxter

All, Featured Songwriters by The Frettie Team on March 29, 2015

We’re excited to announce that hit songwriter and blogger Brent Baxter is April’s featured songwriter on Frettie. Brent’s interview with us is full of great advice for songwriters at all levels. Learn how Brent first caught the...


Spotlight: A Follow Up Interview With Sarah Spencer

All, Featured Songwriters by The Frettie Team on December 08, 2014

It's great to hear what our featured songwriters have been up to since we last spoke with them. This month we reached out to Sarah Spencer who’s been with Frettie since the very beginning. She gave us some great...


Receive 50% Off On Frettie Membership and Advertising

All, Announcements by The Frettie Team on December 01, 2014

We’re excited to announce that now through the entire month of December we're offering 50% off on Frettie memberships and advertising! Starting today songwriters can purchase their lifetime membership to Frettie for the price of a coffee ($4.97). But that's not...


New Announcement: Join the official Frettie Facebook Group.

All, Announcements by The Frettie Team on November 17, 2014

The Frettie brand has always stretched beyond the Frettie.com website. Since the very begining, we've supported songwriters, organizations and even publications. It's all been in an effort to create a brand that helps songwriters connect, grow and write better...


Congratulations to Frettie member Amanda Williams for her cut on Garth Brooks’ latest album.

All, Announcements by The Frettie Team on November 12, 2014

We want to congratulate fellow Frettie member and songwriter Amanda Williams for her latest cut “She’s Tired of Boys” that is on Garth Brooks' recently released come back album “Man Against Machine“. What an incredible opportunity to get to...


Songwriting Magazine launches their mobile app.

All, Announcements by The Frettie Team on November 10, 2014

Songwriting Magazine has been a great supporter of Frettie since the very beginning and we’re thrilled to help them spread the word on their latest announcement. Songwriting Magazine now has a mobile app so you can take advantage of...


Spotlight: Meet this month’s featured songwriter Mackenzie Benish

All, Featured Songwriters by The Frettie Team on September 30, 2014

For the month of October, we're excited to showcase Wisconsin songwriter Mackenzie Benish. In our interview with Mackenzie, she shares her greatest accomplishments as a songwriter, fills us in on her new project and talks about some upcoming goals. We...


Education: “Keep Your Story Moving” by Brent Baxter

All, Tips & Resources by Guest Author: Brent Baxter on September 04, 2014

Today we are excited to have Nashville songwriter Brent Baxter contribute to the Frettie Journal. If you're not familiar with Brent Baxter, he's not just a songwriter with songs recorded by Alan Jackson (the top 5 country hit “Monday Morning Church”),...


Spotlight: Meet this month’s featured songwriter Ross Hemsworth!

All, Featured Songwriters by The Frettie Team on September 02, 2014

This month, we are excited to showcase UK songwriter and producer Ross Hemsworth. In in our interview with Ross, he shares with us his greatest accomplishments as a songwriter as well as provides young songwriters with advice about feedback and...


Spotlight: A follow up Interview with Emma Lane!

All, Featured Songwriters by The Frettie Team on August 26, 2014

It’s been just over a year since we launched Frettie to the songwriting world. We’ve got a number of exciting things that we are going to be doing to celebrate that milestone. One of the things that we...


Spotlight: Meet this month’s featured songwriter Charlie Katt

All, Featured Songwriters by The Frettie Team on August 05, 2014

This month we're excited to feature Frettie songwriter Charlie Katt. In this interview he shares his process, go to resources as well as his favorite memory as a songwriter and artists. Q: Where do you call home? I’ve lived...


Spotlight: Meet this month’s featured songwriter Jayne Sachs!

All, Featured Songwriters by The Frettie Team on July 01, 2014

This month we're excited to feature songwriter Jayne Sachs. In this interview she explains her inspiration for her first song as well as one of her most proudest moments as a songwriter. She also shares some of the challenges she...


Who’s ready to start connecting? Now you can message other songwriters on Frettie!

All, Announcements, Product Updates by The Frettie Team on June 19, 2014

We love hearing about all of the great relationships that have formed through song feedback on Frettie and today we are excited to announce two new features that take connecting with songwriters on Frettie to a whole new level. As...


Opportunity: The Indie International Songwriting Contest

All, Announcements, Tips & Resources by The Frettie Team on June 04, 2014

The Indie International Songwriting Contest is an annual song competition to give recognition to some of the best emerging songwriters in the world, help develop their talent, and provide useful tools for developing the success of the artist. Over $54,000 in...


Opportunity: A Songwriter Spotlight on Country Uncovered

All, Announcements, Tips & Resources by The Frettie Team on June 03, 2014

Country Uncovered is the only show that features songwriters the way they should be! It's a two-hour radio program that airs weekly on WCLT-FM/T-100 in Newark, Ohio – part of the Columbus, Ohio radio market. In addition to interviewing hit...


Education: Cool Songwriting & Writing Spaces For Your Inspiration

All, Tips & Resources by The Frettie Team on May 19, 2014

When ideas start to run dry every songwriter knows the importance of their own hideaway to encourage inspiration. These spaces can be anywhere, though of course different places will encourage different thoughts. The key for many songwriters is to vary...


Sounds Garden 1: Alternate Tunings For Guitarists

All, Tips & Resources by The Frettie Team on May 12, 2014

Since we already started a series dedicated to helping lyricists expand their range and avoid writer’s block, we thought it would only be right to start a series to help out with the musical side of things. So we...


Open Exposure 1: Online Platforms To Start Releasing Your Own Music.

All, Tips & Resources by The Frettie Team on May 05, 2014

To start releasing music out into the general public is a daunting task that can quickly fill you with doubt. Will anyone like my music? Are my songs ready? Will people even listen to it? Once you have gotten over...


Education: Setting Up a Home Studio

All, Tips & Resources by The Frettie Team on April 28, 2014

Getting a professional sound from home recording gear has never been easier thanks to the range of cost effective, good quality equipment and digital recording devices on the market today. With a little time and research you can put together...


Word Games 1: First Person Character Writing

All, Tips & Resources by The Frettie Team on March 24, 2014

Word Games will be a semi-regular feature meant to start you thinking about your lyric writing. Do you feel your writing has gotten stale? Have you got writer’s block? Are you frustrated or even just bored by your own...


Education: Introducing the Frettie Journal.

All, Announcements, Product Updates by The Frettie Team on March 24, 2014

Welcome to the first post of the new Frettie Journal, a blog aimed at helping you surmount the difficult hurdles that every songwriter is posed with in developing their career. From writing and practicing to playing live, getting your songs...


Education: Three Books to Jumpstart and Improve Your Songwriting.

All, Tips & Resources by The Frettie Team on March 09, 2014

Every songwriter has his or her process when writing. By learning about other peoples' processes, it becomes easier to find your own unique path. Let these books be a jumping off point for your own inspiration and creativity. 1.) The War...


Spotlight: An Interview with singer and songwriter Isken Cosip.

All, Featured Songwriters by The Frettie Team on March 03, 2014

This month we're excited to spotlight singer and songwriter Isken Cosip. Learn how he developed his unique sound, how he stays inspired and what to expect from his upcoming EP titled "It's Pronounced [eye-ken] EP". Enjoy! Q: Where do you...


You can now get a professional song review right here on Frettie!

All, Product Updates by The Frettie Team on February 23, 2014

Last week we announced a brand new service that allows songwriters to get professional feedback on their music from industry professionals right here on Frettie. To kick this new service off, we’ve asked hit songwriter, educator and Bluebird Cafe...


Spotlight: An interview with Hit Songwriter, Educator and Bluebird Cafe Open Mic host Barbara Cloyd.

All, Featured Songwriters by The Frettie Team on February 11, 2014

This month we are excited to have had the opportunity to interview Hit Songwriter and Bluebird Cafe Open Mic host Barbara Cloyd. This interview is full of really great insight and advice that any songwriter at any level will find...


Happy Valentine’s Day from Frettie!

All, Announcements by The Frettie Team on February 09, 2014

It's not like songwriter's need help finding the perfect words to say on Valentine's Day, but if by chance you find yourself suddenly searching for the perfect thing to say, or looking for a simple gift for that special someone...


Don’t just leave feedback. Have conversations on Frettie!

All, Announcements, Product Updates by The Frettie Team on February 03, 2014

Today we are excited to announce some really cool new additions to Frettie. These new updates are designed to increase conversation and feedback across Frettie. Beyond the updates to the feedback thread, you will also notice some changes to the...


Vote for Sarah Spencer and Meaghan Campbell in the NSAI/CMT Listener’s Choice contest!

All, Announcements by The Frettie Team on February 02, 2014

Congrats to Frettie members, Sarah Spencer and Meaghan Campbell for being chosen as two of the 10 finalists in the NSAI/CMT Listener's Choice contest! You can help them win by voting for their songs "Us Someday" by Sarah and "Blacktop...


Frettie + SongTopic

All, Announcements, Tips & Resources by The Frettie Team on February 01, 2014

Wouldn't it be great if you were provided an endless stream of song topics to write about? Well, let us introduce you to SongTopic.com. In their words; "SongTopic is an email based songwriting community that challenges songwriters to respond...


Education: 5 digital tools to help you capture your song ideas while on the go.

All, Tips & Resources by The Frettie Team on January 29, 2014

It's happens to all songwriters. You're going about your day and then all of the sudden a great song idea pops into your head. Great! But not so great if you don't have a way to capture that idea. And...


Education: The power of feedback.

All, Tips & Resources by Dennis Field on January 20, 2014

Feedback is an important part of any creation process. It's the core of what Frettie is built on top of. All songwriters know that feedback is important, but sometimes it is nice to be reminded about the true power of...


Spotlight: Meet songwriter Anthony Mossburg.

All, Featured Songwriters by The Frettie Team on January 16, 2014

Frettie loves to interviewing songwriters. This month we had the opportunity to interview singer and songwriter Anthony Mossburg. He gave us an inside look into when he wrote his first song, how he stays inspired, and the story behind his...


A look ahead to 2014 and beyond.

All, Announcements by Dennis Field on January 01, 2014

Happy New Year! With 2013 now in the books, we wanted to take a moment to talk about our road map for 2014. But before we can do that, lets talk a little bit about how we got here. When Julie and...


Introducing the activity stream.

All, Product Updates by The Frettie Team on December 19, 2013

Songwriters are thrilled by the valuable feedback that they receive on Frettie, and we decided to place that feedback into an activity stream and make it available for others to learn from too. As of today, when you view the...


Spotlight: Interview with New York songwriter Alyssa Trahan

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on December 04, 2013

This month we are interviewing Alyssa Trahan who is another one of our talented songwriters on Frettie from Rochester, New York. In this interview we learn why she loves to be a part of the whole process of creating an...


Spotlight: Meet Powell, Ohio songwriter Dick Plunk

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on November 22, 2013

In our latest interview with songwriter Dick Plunk, we learn how he became hooked on songwriting after tagging along to a NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association, International) chapter meeting in Dayton with a friend from work. Q: Where do you call...


An early review of Spencer Saylor and Chris Jamison’s single 24-7

All, Announcements by The Frettie Team on November 06, 2013

We here at Frettie were lucky enough to get our hands on the upcoming single “24-7" by Spencer Saylor and Chris Jamison. "24-7”. When we first hit play on ”24-7" we must confess, our immediate reaction was is this really...


Introducing Lyrics

All, Product Updates by The Frettie Team on October 31, 2013

Today is an exciting day for Frettie. After many months of hard work, we’re thrilled to announce that songwriters can now add lyrics to any song they post on Frettie. Here are a few reasons why you will love...


Spotlight: Meet Atlanta Songwriter Kēvin Clayton Jr.

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on October 08, 2013

In our latest interview with songwriter Kēvin Clayton Jr, we talk about about how he got his name and how his love of poetry, combined with his guitar playing and singing abilities made him destine to become a songwriter. ...


Five songwriters to follow on Frettie.

All, Announcements by Dennis Field on August 26, 2013

When we built Frettie, our goal was to create a community of passionate songwriters from all over the world, who are all eager to help each other create great songs. While we still have a ways to go, we are...


Open Chat for Songwriters

All, Announcements by The Frettie Team on August 16, 2013

We are happy to announce that we will be hosting our first Songwriter’s Open Chat next Wednesday! Join us and other songwriters as we chat about songwriting. Whether you are an experienced songwriter or new to songwriting, you are...


Spotlight: Nashville Songwriter Sarah Spencer

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on August 09, 2013

Our latest Interview is with singer & songwriter Sarah Spencer. In this interview Sarah talks about how not wanting to practice the piano steered her into becoming a songwriter and that by committing to writing for at least 30 minutes she stays...


Update: We’ve made some changes to the “Following Page”!

All, Product Updates by The Frettie Team on June 26, 2013

We want to let you know that we made a small tweak to the “Following” Page”. Now, instead of grouping together the most recent Tracks by the Songwriters you follow, we are now displaying to most recent Track(s) that...


Spotlight: Folk Rock Songwriter & Producer Jerry Falzone

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on June 11, 2013

Our latest Interview is with singer, songwriter and producer, Jerry Falzone. In this interview, learn how Jerry continues to improve his Songwriting abilities, and the moment when one of his songs completely changed his perspective on why he is a...


Introducing Frettie!

All, Announcements by The Frettie Team on June 03, 2013

We are excited to announce that Frettie is now live! Frettie is not another music sharing service, nor another promotion engine for bands and artists. It was created with the mission to provide songwriters with inspiration, feedback and resources as...


Spotlight: Georgia Singer & Songwriter Caryn Womack

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on May 07, 2013

It has been great to get to know Georgia Singer & Songwriter Caryn Womack. In this interview, find out how a strong songwriting community and valuable feedback from fans has helped her grow as an artist. Q: Where do you call...


Spotlight: CSA Founder and Songwriter Joey Hendrickson

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on April 05, 2013

Meet Joey Hendrickson of Columbus, Ohio. He is the founder of Columbus Songwriters Association as well as a Songwriter. In this interview he talks about how a $39 computer program helped him discover Songwriting at the age of 11. Q: Where do...


Spotlight: New York Songwriter Emma Lane

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on March 22, 2013

In our latest showcase, Country Singer & Songwriter Emma Lane talks about how her love of the Beatles, and growing up with a father as a musician turned her onto Songwriting. Q: Where do you call home: Rochester, New York. Q:...


Spotlight: Americana Songwriter Jon Morgan

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on March 07, 2013

We welcome Jon Morgan as this week’s featured Singer & Songwriter. In this interview Jon tells all. How he has been able to break into the Columbus, Ohio music scene, what it means to meet a number of other talented...


Spotlight: Indie Songwriter Spencer Saylor

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on March 01, 2013

We want to introduce Spencer Saylor as this week’s featured Singer & Songwriter. When he is not studying music at the Conservatory of Music at Capital University, he spends his time writing and performing. In just a short period of...


Spotlight: Missouri Songwriter Travis Russom

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on February 21, 2013

Travis Russom is this week’s featured Singer & Songwriter. When he is not delivering products for Lowe’s Home Improvement, you can find him with his guitar and notepad writing songs. Thank you Travis for taking the time to answer...


Spotlight: Nashville Singer & Songwriter Ryan Harris Brown

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on February 15, 2013

We want to thank Singer & Songwriter Ryan Harris Brown for being this weeks ”Songwriter Showcase”. We hope you find his story inspiring as well as informational. Thank you Ryan for taking the time to answer these questions. We appreciate all...


Spotlight: Emmy Award-Winning Producer Kenny Royster

All, Featured Songwriters by Dennis Field on February 08, 2013

We want to thank Emmy Award-Winning Producer Kenny Royster for being Frettie's first “Songwriter Showcase”. We hope these inspiring interviews give Songwriters the chance to see the industry from the inside. Thank you Kenny for taking the time to answer...