If you've ever tried writing a song, you know how frustrating it can be. In fact, the notion of sitting down and expecting the next 'Blowin' in the wind' to roll off your pen is misguided. Songwriting is a mystery. It isn't dial-a-pizza.

The muse, as Bob Dylan said "cannot be willed, only welcomed".

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