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Experience songwriting as a journey toward wholeness!

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BETH’S NEW BOOK

What if knowing why you want to write songs is just as important as how? Embrace Your Authentic Songwriter: How & Why to Play Your Own Tune is designed to help you at any point in your songwriting journey.  

Whether you’re a novice or have been writing for years, this book is for you. You’ll gain an understanding of the “big picture” purpose of music for humanity, learn how to cultivate fertile soil for your muse, and dive deep into your personal musical motivations. You’ll also obtain applicable and accessible tips, tricks, and tools for crafting your songs. Most importantly, you will learn how to craft a compass and use other navigational tools to stay true to your authentic creative voice, so you can boldly share your gifts with the world.

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Three essential parts

Whether you’ve never written a song before but have the desire, or if you’ve already written some tunes and want to expand your skills, this book is has the practical tips and depth for inspired writing.

  • Part 1 is a philosophical dive into why music exists and what it means to you and your listeners.

  • Part 2 explores specific techniques to apply to your tunes in terms of song structure, finding inspiration, writing lyrics, crafting melodies, writing hooks, basic music theory and more.

  • Part 3 is intended to personalize all you’ve gathered throughout the book, so you can confidently and authentically step forward into your life as a songwriter.  The book includes assignments at the end of each chapter to help motivate and guide you.

Crafting Your Songs

Accessible tips, tricks, and tools
throughout the chapters!

Enjoy this sneak peek

“Beth Kille is an accomplished musician who constantly finds ways to help and inspire others. She’s the kind of teacher that takes time to listen to her students and brings out the best in them. This book will help anyone who wants to be a songwriter or improve their craft.”

-Carrie Voigt Schonhoff, musician and poet/author of “The End of the Beginning”

Practical and accessible tools in every chapter.

You can overcome any obstacle to songwriting while experiencing the joy of the journey-whether it’s your first song or your hundredth!

This book was written for anyone interested in exploring songwriting. Whether you’ve never written a song before but have the desire, or if you’ve already written some tunes and want to expand your skills, you’ll find applicable and accessible tips, tricks, and tools for crafting your songs.

Embrace Your Creativity.

After years of teaching songwriting workshops at Girls Rock Camp and Ladies Rock Camp, and helping performing artists overcome roadblocks in her recording studio, Kille decided to compile her ideas on songwriting in this book.

Since she earned her “degree” in music through the school of hard knocks, she takes a practical approach to writing and composing that doesn’t require a formal music degree to grasp. With her passion for inspiring others to embrace their creativity and her sense of humor, Kille has helped students from ages eight to eighty-two triumph over obstacles and joyfully share their gifts!

“Perhaps more than any other songwriter I know, Beth is all about songwriting as a journey toward wholeness! Through reading this book, you will come to love her as a person, value her tips and tools, and discover how songwriting can possibly be this for you too!”

-Anne Heaton, Songwriting instructor GRAMMY Camp, Berklee College of Music, and Interlochen

"This book is a joy to read and connects with the reader's soul. “Embrace your Authentic Songwriter”offers useful advice for every songwriter - from those who have never put pen to page to those with years of practice. Kille not only teaches readers how songs are constructed, but bravely explores why songs are written. As such, she provides both an approachable grounding in music theory while simultaneously inspiring her readers to take risks, overcome inevitable feelings of self-doubt and criticism, and confidently write songs from the heart.”

—Ellen Damschen, Ladies Rock Camp Madison alumna, B.A in music from Luther College

“Through her accessible and often laugh-out-loud funny prose, Beth honors the readers’ strengths, helps us clarify our purpose and offers just the right suggestion that we didn’t know we needed. As an experienced songwriter, Beth has helped me carve out a unique creative path for myself, and I’m thrilled that this book will allow her to inspire an even wider audience of songwriters!”

-Laura Lang, Ph.D.,teaching artist for the Lullaby Project at Overture Center for the Arts

Leading and Teaching

with wisdom, humor & grace

Authenticity

-Songs by Liz Petty, Performed by Beth Kille

Liz Petty donated to Kille’s 2012 Dust album Kickstarter campaign and earned a songwriting lesson with Beth. This opened a floodgate of tunes pouring out of Petty. She uploaded lyrics to the February Album Writing Month website in 2013 and found collaborators all over the world who matched her lyrics with music. Petty enlisted Kille’s help to sing these tunes on this record.

Beth shares how her songwriting journey has evolved

Listen below to hear her story!

Rave reviews!

“Embrace your Authentic Songwriter” transported me back to Beth’s studio, where she offers an inspiring combination of genuine care, music theory expertise, and insider knowledge of the songwriting process. Through her accessible and often laugh-out-loud funny prose, Beth honors the readers’ strengths, helps us clarify our purpose and offers just the right suggestion that we didn’t know we needed. As an experienced songwriter, Beth has helped me carve out a unique creative path for myself, and I’m thrilled that this book will allow her to inspire an even wider audience of songwriters!”

– Laura Lang, Ph.D.,teaching artist for the Lullaby Project at Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI.

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