Excited to announce that my new book, Song Journey is out now and on day 1 became an Amazon #1 seller in 6 categories!
The book is an inside look into the world of songwriting and what it takes to write a successful song.
Click here to listen to my Author Hour “ podcast to hear stories behind the book and much more!
Also really pleased my book was just chosen as one of the top 8 books written by entrepreneurs to help you find motivation by INC magazine !! Here’s a link to the article
In Praise of the book
“Honest and direct story-telling with just enough twists and turns to keep you coming back for more are the hallmarks of a great song. In his sterling literary debut, Song Journey, Mark Cawley applies his time-tested songwriting chops to show us the challenges, disappointments and ultimate triumphs of that rarest of creatures - the successful professional songwriter.”
Emmy Award-winning Supervising Producer of The Voice (NBC) and Songland
Mark’s honest account of the trials and tribulations of the music business is an invaluable tool for aspiring songwriters and music business professionals. He not only invites you on his journey…he gives you a backstage pass and shares stories only a seasoned songwriter, producer and musician would know. Thank you for your honesty and wisdom Mark. I wish I would have had this book when I first moved to Nashville.
Leslie “Tomasina” DiPiero -GM of Tree Vibez Music. The publishing company owned by Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line. Home to Cory Crowder, Rael Lynn and more!
Best book about song writing out there! Song Journey is a fun, easy-flowing, guide to everything you need to know about songwriting, from both the creative and business sides. Mark Cawley lays it out there - great coaching tips on how to put a song together intertwined with inspiring and humorous anecdotes from his storied career as an international, multi genre successful hit songwriter.
A fun and educational read with a lot of good laughs too! 10 out of 10!
Kevin Savigar - Producer, keyboardist and co-writer with Rod Stewart. Kevin has worked with George Harrison , Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson, Randy Newman just to name a few.
It’s conversational… Mark teaches with lots of inside stories and tips that stick with you.
You’ll learn How to get your song going … How to keep it going.
You’ll see what “Next steps” you might want to take once your song is finished.
It’s all neatly packed … from Rhymes and Chords to Publishers and PRO’s,
Mark has supplied the maps and tools …
I think you’re gonna love it.
It’s something you can take with you ...
Enjoy the Ride!
Kye Fleming - Inducted 2009 into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
3x BMI songwriter of the year country/pop
BMI country song of the year
Multiple Grammy, CMA, ACM and Dove nominations