If you really care about something, you'll find a way to make time for it, right? Whoever believes that hasn't struggled to balance a full-time job, a DIY music career, and the general obligatory stuff of being a human. Even musicians who truly love the craft can find themselves short on time for practice, songwriting, or playing gigs.
You meant to allow a half hour to tweak that new song today, but a stop for gas, some unexpected traffic, and a surprise call from a friend you've been neglecting and – bam! There goes your songwriting session.
Life getting in the way of your music-making is inevitable, but it's also manageable. These five tips can help you reclaim that time and develop habits that will help you avoid losing it in the future.