Donna Ulisse shares her development as a songwriter; from introducing us to the people around her as a child who fired up her imagination, to being a signed songwriter at a music publishing company in Nashville, TN for the past 20 years. She offers tips on the co-writing process, explanation of song structures and rhyme patterns, exercises on how to get your own creative juices flowing, as well as many of her own lyric examples with insights to her approach on each lyric. (Each lyric is a song included on her CD The Songwriter in Me: The Demo Recordings)
Written in her endearing, straightforward and down to earth style, Ulisse’s love of songwriting shines through and she presents the information in an accessible form to writers of all levels.
Pages: 156 / Paperback
Donna Ulisse released her landmark Christmas CD All The Way To Bethlehem in 2012 depicting the events surrounding the birth of Christ told from the perspectives of the characters who were there. This is the companion songbook written for guitar and vocal with lead sheets and guitar chords for all eleven songs on the album.
All eleven songs are written in the same keys Ulisse sings them in on the CD recordings. The book also includes her insights into the writing of each song as well as the scripture that inspired the songs and photographs of Donna and her co-writers.
Pages: 80 / Paperback