SongTown on Songwriting Podcast

Developing The Hit Writer Mindset

Episode Summary

With a combined 50+ years of songwriting experience and multiple #1 hit songs to their names, hit songwriters Clay Mills and Marty Dodson have learned a lot about songwriting and songwriting mindsets. In this episode, Clay and Marty have a conversation about the “hit writer mindset” and give tips on how hit writers approach their writing versus how amateurs or beginners might look at writing. We hope you enjoy and learn a lot from this episode!

Episode Notes

Write better songs faster! Clay & Marty's 10-day video series will help you level-up your songs and finish them faster. CLICK HERE to begin! 


SongTown Press Books:

Mastering Melody Writing : Check It Out

The Songwriter’s Guide To Mastering Co-Writing : Check It Out

Songbuilding: Mastering Lyric Writing : Check It Out


Amateur vs. Pro Songwriting Video : WATCH NOW



Marty Dodson :   Facebook   :   Instagram

Clay Mills : Facebook   :   Instagram


Featured Song:

“Pause” - The Belles : Website


Kelli Belles 

Brittany Brant : Website

Steve Smentek : Instagram

Producer: Paul Moak : Website