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6 Things I Learned After Releasing My First E-Book

YOU GUYS. My book is 2! As a person who has only ever had dogs, I have no idea what it’s like to raise children. Seeing my book-child turn two has been a milestone. Technically, Way Less Cowbell will turn 2 on April 29th. However, I’ll be on a flight to Alaska then (scared out of my mind because I hate flying), so we’re going to be celebrating early by reviewing what I knew then vs what I know now, and what I’ve done in the last two years. Way Less Cowbell - A Review I started writing this book when I realized that clients continued to have similar[...]

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New Release: Love Creates, Love Renews

New release from author Jeremy Dwyer and Mella

We just finished another awesome project for author Jeremy Dwyer. The song is called Love Creates, Love Renews. His new book is titled Potion Voyages Book 3: Dagger & Deception The lyrics were written by Dwyer and he requested an upbeat song with a triumphant feel. Together we worked to craft the end result, which we hope you'll enjoy! You can hear the new song here, but please also go to his website at www.potionvoyages.com and check out the other great things he has available. You can also hear other songs from previous books, including one we worked o[...]

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New Release: The Hymn to the Lost and Wicked Souls

New song release for author Jeremy Dwyer

We had the pleasure of creating and performing the music for author Jeremy Dwyer for his latest book release. The song can be heard by clicking on this link. Here is the information from the website about the book and song: The Hymn to the Lost and Wicked Souls is a song of spiritual redemption, that calls the souls of the dead to repentance for their wicked deeds in life. It urges them to turn to God’s ways, admitting their own sins. It also calls spirits to rest, rather than wage war, so that they do not haunt the living. This was written by the character n[...]

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An Explanation of Musical Accompaniment

Today begins the first day I go through my list of terms in my book to explain them in greater detail. I’m going to *try* to do this weekly, but go easy on me because I might not actually do that. First up: Accompaniment! What is it, when do you need it, and why do you need to know it? What is Accompaniment? The accompaniment is basically the “backup” to the singer or soloist. A guitar solo could also have an accompaniment. The other two girls in Destiny’s Child were pretty much accompaniment. Anything that isn’t the solo and assists the lead is[...]

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Yay! My New Book is Here and Ready!

An ebook on music communication: Plus Free Worksheets!

My new book is finally out! It actually out several days ago, but I’ve been so busy I haven’t had time to update this. Here is the link to check it out: http://payhip.com/b/9qjd You can also buy it directly on my website here! So, this means several things! 1). I will be regularly updating this blog to expand on the terms listed in the book, and 2). I have free copies of the printable sheets on my website! If you’re reading this, you’re probably on the website already. If not, head over to www.mellamusic.com and feel free to download as many shee[...]