Steel Notes Magazine November 2016 - Page 51

Steel Notes Magazine to be a little nervous. It gives you that added push! If I've done a good mic check, I usually feel pretty confident and just enjoy performing my songs. Singing and working the stage. JRH: What advice would you give to beginners? DLP: The advice I’d give to beginners is go for it. Believe in yourself. Your thoughts, your ideas and your feelings. There are a lot of people that feel the same ways as you do. And will get comfort or happiness when they hear your song. When you have a dream, run with it, never give up on it. JRH: What inspires you to create lyrics? What's your writing process? DLP: I have a few different ways that create lyrics. Sometimes I'll listen to a song and just sing something totally different