Cuts & Kudos

When Does a Songwriter Pat His/Her Back?

  • Done with Bad Boys recorded by artist Andrea Rice, October 2013
  • Boyfriend Season recorded by artist Robert Parrish, June 2012
  • Done with Bad Boys recorded by artist Taryn Cross, March 2011
  • Dreamin’ Bout Dancin’ instrumental track placed on Brad Armstrong’s Buckminister Fuller “Bucky” DVD, Feb 2011
  • Done with Bad Boys band-cut and release in Belgium, May 2010
  • Coffeehouse Country singer-songwriter CD finished, mastered and pressed, December 2009
  • Bluebird Cafe, Nashville, Writer Night Performance, November 2009, “high marks,” next scheduled performance May 2010/August 2010/March 2011/July 2011
  • Done with Bad Boys, recorded by artist Megan Nicole, June 2009
  • Done with Bad Boys single-song publisher contract, June 2009
  • Too Much Country finalist, DSA annual contest, bare bones category, March 2009
  • Salty Water finalist, DSA annual contest, singer-songwriter category, March 2009
  • Dreamin’ ‘Bout Dancin’ finalist, DSA annual contest, country category, March 2009
  • Too Much Country single song publisher agreement, February 2009
  • Girlfriends (revised 2009 version) NSAI Forward February 2009
  • Done with Bad Boys on hold w/Banner Records, January 2009
  • Done with Bad Boys NSAI Forward, January 2009
  • Done with Bad Boys Best of SongU, January 2009
  • Bluebird Cafe, Nashville, Writer Night Performance, January 2009
  • Girlfriends honorable mention, Song Door Competition, December 2008
  • Too Much Country SongU street pitch screen pass, November 2008
  • Too Much Country 1st Place Austin Songwriters Group contest, bare bones category, October 2008
  • Girlfriends on the air with the Saucy Sisters on WLAC AM in Nashville, October 19, 2008
  • Done with Bad Boys recorded by artist Megan Nicole, September 2008
  • Dreamin’ ‘Bout Dancin’ Finalist Austin Songwriters Group contest, country category, July 2008
  • Dreamin’ Bout Dancin’ recorded by artist Darlene Marie McCoy, June 2008
  • Passed audition at the Bluebird Cafe, Nashville, May 2008
  • Free to Believe recorded by artist Ashley Leigh, May 2008
  • Too Much Country Best of SongU, March 2008
  • Too Much Country NSAI Forward, March 2008
  • Too Much Country SongU street pitch screen pass, March 2008
  • Dreamin’ Bout Dancin’ single song publisher agreement signed, February 2008
  • Girlfriends NSAI Forward, February 2008
  • In it for the Cowboys 3rd place, Texas Songwriter Cruise, country category, December 2007
  • 1,2,3 Dance With Me 2nd place Austin Songwriters Group contest, lyric category, December 2007
  • Free to Believe Finalist, Texas Songwriter Cruise, folk category, December 2007
  • Some 2,000 Christmases Ago Finalist, Texas Songwriter Cruise, singer-songwriter category, December 2007
  • Boyfriend Season picked up on Texas Songwriter Cruise, by Monty Powell, pro writer, December 2007
  • Free to Believe 3rd Place Dallas Songwriters Association annual comp, Novelty/Children’s/Patriotic category, November 2007
  • Some 2,000 Christmases Ago single song publisher agreement signed, October 2007
  • Free to Believe 2nd Place Mountain Valley Arts Council Contest, Acoustic Folk category, September 2007
  • Some 2,000 Christmases Ago Best of SongU, June 2007
  • Some 2,000 Christmases Ago picked up at NSAI Pitch-to-Pub meeting, by Mike Doyle, Major Bob Publishing, June 2007
  • Goodnight Irene live version played at memorial service, April 2007
  • Free to Believe single song publisher agreement signed, April 2007
  • In it for the Cowboys selected for Barbara Cloyd’s Play for Publishers, February 2007
  • Girl’s First Love selected for Barbara Cloyd’s Play for Publishers, February 2007
  • Next to You selected for Barbara Cloyd’s Play for Publishers, February 2007
  • Free to Believe NSAI Forward February 2007
  • In it for the Cowboys Best of SongU, January 2007
  • Girl’s First Love singer-songwriter version recorded for Austin wedding, December 2006
  • Lyin’ Next to You Best of SongU, January 2006
  • Songramp Gold Membership Award, Lyric Contest, 2006
  • Let’s Dance Finalist, Old No. 9 contest and scholarship, Fall 2005
  • Wherever You Go live version played at San Antonio wedding, Spring 2004
  • Let’s Dance recording with artist Mary Welch in progress, Summer 2004
  • Old No. 9 Songwriting Workshop Scholarship, Spring 2004