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gogreen

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My new book: "A Practical Guide to Becoming a Composer"
« on: June 29, 2020, 01:06:44 PM »
Here's a helpful new resource. My book, A Practical Guide to Becoming a Composer: A wealth of advice, tips, strategies, and examples, is a roadmap to becoming a better composer, to advancing one's skills, and to increasing one's creativity. I wrote the book mainly to help those early in their journeys as composers. The book is loaded with vital lessons, practical ideas, and useful guidance. A diverse, international group of 24 fellow composers augments this book's ideas. The forum's own Ron Brown is one of the contributors. Check it out here (on sale now): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08BRHBTHT/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=%22Arthur+J.+Michaels%22&qid=1593016536&sr=8-2.

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Re: My new book: "A Practical Guide to Becoming a Composer"
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2020, 11:38:50 AM »
Congratulations, art.
 
Downloaded it for Kindle today. Looking forward to a fun read.
 
Spend it wisely.
 
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Re: My new book: "A Practical Guide to Becoming a Composer"
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2020, 12:59:44 PM »
Congratulations Art! The contents look very well-thought and interesting.

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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2020, 01:02:54 PM »
Thanks, Jerry and Reha.

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Re: My new book: "A Practical Guide to Becoming a Composer"
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2020, 05:09:36 AM »
Hi Art,


I had just come to this forum to post the link for your book and you beat me to it! Congratulations. I hope it sells well. Maybe we should make a purchase of a copy a requirement for new members. :)
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Re: My new book: "A Practical Guide to Becoming a Composer"
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2020, 06:34:32 AM »
Thanks for sharing, Arthur. And happy birthday! I'm definitely going to get a copy. I also know how difficult it is to sell independently published books.
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« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2020, 07:38:51 AM »
Thanks, Ron and Timothy! Great idea, Ron!

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« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2020, 07:53:19 AM »
Congrats~!  ;D

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Re: My new book: "A Practical Guide to Becoming a Composer"
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2020, 03:52:37 PM »
Congratulations on getting your book published!
Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is THE BEST.
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« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2020, 03:55:50 PM »
Thanks, Robert.

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Re: My new book: "A Practical Guide to Becoming a Composer"
« Reply #10 on: July 13, 2020, 10:17:07 AM »
My copy just arrived. Can't wait to curl up with it!
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« Reply #11 on: July 13, 2020, 10:44:42 AM »
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My copy just arrived. Can't wait to curl up with it!

Thanks, Bill. May I ask a favor? Please take two minutes and write an honest review on Amazon. I will get great satisfaction out of reading these reviews, and I very much like hearing about which items in the book are benefiting readers the most in their composing.

You can tell me about your experience here: https://www.Amazon.com/review/create-review?&asin=B08BZVYRDK.

Thanks again for buying my book.

Art

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« Reply #12 on: July 13, 2020, 11:03:19 AM »
I would love to leave a review, Art.
 
But Amazon is telling me I cannot write one because I have not spent $50 there in the last 12 months.
 
This is something new, as I have left many reviews in the past.
 
I'd have given you five stars.
 
Cheers,
Jer
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« Reply #13 on: July 13, 2020, 12:55:31 PM »
Thanks, Jer. I was unaware of Amazon's policy.  :(

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Re: My new book: "A Practical Guide to Becoming a Composer"
« Reply #14 on: August 02, 2020, 07:27:52 AM »
Art,

Just bought the book.

Mark