Is being a songwriter all about living the rock ‘n’ roll dream? Or is it something altogether more artistic? And how much do the words matter? Sunderland lass and super-talented songwriter Nadine Shah tells us about writing in bed, dealing with bad reviews and how being a musician is a bit like being prime minister.
Every writer’s career is different and there in no one proven route to success. We have asked writers and our friends in the industry and education to offer advice on their areas of expertise.