I Am A Songwriter And Lyricist.I think that I realized that I was a songwriter when the chorus to a christian song became a "sing-a-long". We were performing MY SONG live. What a joy to hear others lifting their voices to the words and melody that sprung forth out of me. I birthed that song into existence, recorded it, performed it several times but the one time that it brought me the most joy was when I heard others adding their voices to my song! I had been writing songs for several years and another songwriter/friend commented "your lyrics go on and on" exclaiming that I was a lyricist and could write songs with deep meaning and expressive words. She wrote "ditties" while I wrote an "opus".
It has been a while since I have written a song. My most prolific year was 2004; I wrote songs for friends and gave them a recorded copy with a decorative fr