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How To Keep Showing Up with Earl Arnold

In this episode, Lydia Walker interviews Earl Arnold about how to be committed to your songwriting craft, and how to keep showing up. He shares tips for overcoming some of the biggest struggles songwriters deal with.

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Finding Your Unique Voice with Rachael Mann

In this episode, Lydia Walker interviews Rachael Mann about how to find your unique voice. Rachael shares encouragement for writers and artists to be yourself and do what you love.

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Writing From An Encounter With God with Bria Jean

In this episode, Lydia Walker interviews Bria Jean about writing songs, coming from a place of worship and an encounter with God. Her insight into singing your prayers will leave you inspired to go deeper with the Lord and let your songs flow from your time spent with Him.

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Learning Structure and Storytelling with Curt Ryle

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Curt Ryle about song structure and storytelling in songwriting.

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Making Time To Write with Lottie Partridge

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Lottie Partridge about making time to write, and making songwriting a priority.

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Christmas Memories and Songwriting Tips with Richard Bair

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Richard Bair and they talk about memories of Christmastime, and share tips for songwriters.

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Overcoming Stage Fright with Carol Moore

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Carol Moore about her experience overcoming stage fright, and how the Lord delivered her from being afraid of singing in front of people.

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Building Your Platform with Cody Morehead

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Cody Morehead and they talk about how to build your platform as a songwriter.

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Pursuing Your Passion with Lara Landon

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Lara Landon about pursuing her passion in music, and how each season in life has affected her songwriting.

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Writing Songs To Win Souls with Gene Schmidt

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Gene Schmidt about the using the gift of songwriting to share the gospel and win souls.

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Timeless Jazz Songwriting with Eleni Naomi

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Eleni Naomi about her music, dubbed Soul Jazz. They talk about the timeless quality of jazz songwriting.

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Seeking God's Kingdom Over Fame with Lisa Hentrich

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Lisa Hentrich about the songwriting story behind "God and My Girlfriends", recently released by Reba McEntire. Lisa encourages writers to seek God's kingdom over fame.

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Anatomy Of A Good Song With Alan Harvey

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Alan Harvey about the anatomy and structure of a good song.

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The Right Time To Release A Song with Tasha Layton

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird podcast, Lydia Walker interviews recording artist Tasha Layton about her new music. They talk about the songwriting process with the new songs, and about the right timing to release a song.

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Putting Music to Lyrics with Karin Simmons

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Karin Simmons about putting music to lyrics. She shares about her passion for making melodies for scriptures and especially the psalms.

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Hi there, I'm Lydia!

I'm a singer/songwriter and worship leader, and I love to share what I've learned along the way with other musicians.  I'm a wife and new mom, and it's important to me to have a healthy balance of time with family and still have a successful business. Here on my blog, I'll be sharing about the journey and hope you will gain some helpful insights from my experience.

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  1. How To Keep Showing Up with Earl Arnold

    Mar 10, 19 12:33 PM

    In this episode, Lydia Walker interviews Earl Arnold about how to be committed to your songwriting craft, and how to keep showing up. He shares tips for overcoming some of the biggest struggles songwr…

    Read More

  2. Finding Your Unique Voice with Rachael Mann

    Feb 24, 19 06:34 PM

    In this episode, Lydia Walker interviews Rachael Mann about how to find your unique voice. Rachael shares encouragement for writers and artists to be yourself and do what you love.

    Read More

  3. Writing From An Encounter With God with Bria Jean

    Feb 11, 19 09:29 AM

    In this episode, Lydia Walker interviews Bria Jean about writing songs, coming from a place of worship and an encounter with God. Her insight into singing your prayers will leave you inspired to go de…

    Read More

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