Sara Beck

“I Knew Right Away I Wanted to be Here”

Sara Beck is all about the music; practically a Nashville native, she has played internationally with Kevin Costner’s band, Kevin Costner & The Modern West, as well as performing onstage with Stevie Wonder. Beck’s self-produced album, Music For Lovers & Fighters, is a testament to her skill as a songwriter. Beck sits down with Cristy Zuazua for The Writer’s Share to talk about the origins of her music, life as a couple of songwriters, and her most recent projects. [... more]

Jay Knowles

“The Interconnectedness of All Things”

Grammy-nominated songwriter Jay Knowles, whose songs have been recorded by George Strait, Alan Jackson, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Rodney Atkins, David Nail, Joe Nichols, Billy Ray Cyrus, Trace Adkins, Jack Ingram, and many others, sits down with Cristy Zuazua for The Writer’s Share. Knowles’ song “She’ll Leave You With A Smile” was George Strait’s 50th #1 single and received the Million-Air Award from BMI. [... more]

Byron Hill

“The Song Was King”

Veteran Nashville singer/songwriter Byron Hill speaks to Cristy Zuazua for The Writer’s Share. Hill’s songs have been released on 77 RIAA certified Gold and Platinum albums and singles, and had numerous hits around the globe. His songs have been recorded by a long list of artists, including Ray Charles, Alabama, George Strait, Kenny Rogers, Don Williams, John Michael Montgomery, Gary Allan, George Jones, Reba McEntire, Conway Twitty, and a host of others. Hill’s songs have earned 10 ASCAP Awards. [... more]

Adam Wright

“It’s Alluring and Maddening”

Adam Wright sits down with Cristy Zuazua for The Writer’s Share. Wright, a Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter, talks about his history in Nashville, the mechanics of songwriting, and his current projects. [... more]