Today marks the last day of the FAWM Song Challenge for 2018 and I can proudly say that I completed the challenge for the second year running with about three days to spare. An achievement that I’m very proud of.
Now that I’ve completed the challenge for the second time, I’ve got to say that I’m not feeling manic and crazy as I was last year. Maybe this is the case because compared to last years challenge
1. I am better prepared and organised
2. I know what to expect
3. My songwriting process is more refined
4. My time management skills are better
5. My confidence as a songwriter/producer is much higher
The funny thing is that I would’ve finished the challenge a few days sooner if I hadn’t gotten sick (I lost my voice for a week) or my day gig hadn’t given me some unexpected shifts to deal with.
Again, I found the overall FAWM experience a very rewarding one. I got to catch up with FAWMers that I met in previous years, made some new friends, got some great feedback on my songs and greatly improved my music recording/production skills as well as further sharpening up my songwriting process.
Another fantastic thing about doing the FAWM Song Challenge is that it increases the momentum I need to achieve the musical goals I want to tackle as outlined in an earlier post What Lies Ahead For 2018 – My Musical Goals. As a songwriter, I’m feeling pretty invincible at the moment.
Have any of you been involved with this years FAWM and if so, how have you found the experience? Anyways, if you want to check out all of the 14 songs you can go to my FAWM profile page.
Now to get on with the rest of 2018.