About the Author
, the writer of several Grammy-nominated songs, lives in Nashville, Tennessee. His many hits include #1's: Kenny Rogers & Dottie West's "Anyone Who Isn't Me Tonight," Tanya Tucker's "Soon" and George Strait's country music standard, "The Cowboy Rides Away."
He works as a session player and singer and performs in Clubs and Concerts for audiences throughout the US and Europe.
A frequent mentor, panelist and workshop contributor, Casey is a member of ASCAP,
NSAI and he is currently a Songwriters Guild of America Board of Councilors member, and Vice President. The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Art of Songwriting
is his first published book.David Hodge
teaches guitar and songwriting (as well as bass, piano, music theory and more) in Berkshire County, in the southwest corner of Massachusetts and is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Guitar, The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Playing Bass Guitar, and The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Playing Rock Guitar