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$1000 Prize! Song-Shaping Contest Hosted by The Thinking Tree With Anna Miriam Brown & Sarah Janisse Brown to Enter: 1. Email Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org to let me know you are in. (Thank you for taking this step already) 2. Use any of my 40 poems to create your song. 3. Record and post your song to YouTube, entitled like this: “Your Title” - Psalms of Passion by Sarah Janisse Brown 4. Every song posted with this title will be considered for the $1000 prize, as long as you are using the lyrics from the poems in the book: “Call of the Daughters of Jerusalem - Psalms of Passion” by Sarah Janisse Brown get it here: https://amzn.to/32szWEc 5. Send me an email at email@example.com when you upload the link so I will be able to share your entry! You may create more than one song. Have fun! By entering the contest you will have a unique opportunity to be heard! Thank you for what your gift of music with us!
I’m allowing free use of the poetry (no strings attached) for everyone participating in the contest.
Q. How creative can I be with the poem? A. Very! You may rearrange the lyrics, change the order, leave lines out, repeat words or lines creatively. To make the strict more like a song you may form “verse, chorus and bridge in your own way, to customize the format. I just request that you don’t add total new lines to the poems.
Q. Can I submit more than one song? A. Yes!
If you have any other questions, just email me.
Q. How can I see the videos that have been submitten so far? A. Look up "Psalms of Passion - Sarah Janisse Brown" in the search. I will also add them to this page as they are sent to me.
Q. When and Where will the WINNER be announced? A. All submissions must be in by July 31st. We will announce the winner one week later! The winner will be announced here.
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