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Prompt Queens is the songwriting podcast where every episode hosts Hope Dunbar & Emily Dunbar pick a prompt, write a new song to the prompt, play it, and discuss the songwriting and creative process.  We also invite you to play along.  We want to get you writing.  Pick one of the prompts, write, and send us your song.  Once we've got a sampling of songs, we'll incorporate them into an episode. 

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Aug 29, 2019

You know who is just like Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, and The Temptations?  Prompt Queens.  This week Emily and Hope try their hands at writing a song for Motown.  

Aug 22, 2019

Tis the season for sending the children back into the loving arms of their educators. Hope & Emily write odes to school days on this week's episode. You should write one, too!  Send it in.

Aug 15, 2019

We're way down yonder in the minor key this week.  It's well-worn territory for Hope and new terrain for Emily.  What about you?  Have you written in a minor key?  Write one and send it in.  It could a real feeler about love and escape (like Hope's) or a horror story (like Emily's)'re going to have to...

Aug 8, 2019

Hoist the mainsail! Swab the poop deck! Hope & Emily have written seafaring songs for this episode.  Are they about the literal sea?  Is the sea a metaphor?  You're going to have to listen and find out.  And then write your own seafaring song and send it in!

Aug 1, 2019

This week we trot out tunes for the younger set.  Maybe one takes a dark turn.  Maybe one inventories the spice cabinet. You're going to have to listen and find out. Then write your own kids' song and send it in. You can do it.  It's fun!