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Social media is a giant distraction

31 January 2017

Social media is a giant distraction to the ultimate aim, which is honing your craft as a songwriter. There are people who are exceptional at it, however, and if you can do both things, then that’s fantastic, but if you are a writer, the time is better spent on a clever lyric than a clever tweet.

Bryan Adams

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9 Comments to “Social media is a giant distraction”

  1. 😉

  2. Nothing against the guy, but he, umm, kind of fell off my personal radar circa 1989 or so.

  3. He’s a multi-talented artist. He sings, he writes, he plays guitar, and he takes award-winning photos, as you can see here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/music/artists/bryan-adams/

  4. Squirrel!

  5. Oops, you’re right and I had it backwards. Bryan *is* the 80s guy, and Ryan is the younger Adams.

  6. I was once removed from a Ryan Adams concert for holding up a sign saying “Play Summer of ’69”

    I thought I was original and funny.

    I was not.

  7. He must’ve read my recent blog post on the subject — well, if he had a time machine and went forward a couple of days. And it’s not just about social media …

    http://geoffpalmer.co.nz/reasons-not-writing-5-meant-got-distracted/

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