The BSW Raven Awards:: Where Everyone Wins!

Now that GMA Week is over and the Dove Awards have been handed out, I can finally announce the winners of the Backseat Writer 1st Annual Raven Awards.  Here’s the thing with the Raven Awards, if you’re nominated, you win!  Of course, our winners don’t get a cool looking-trophy (maybe next year). Heck, half ofContinue reading “The BSW Raven Awards:: Where Everyone Wins!”

Take 5 with Lori Lenz of Biscuit PR

Even though she’s only been a full-time publicist for seven years, Lori Lenz, founder of Biscuit PR, has done it all!  A resident of the Music City, Lori divides her time between working with FrontGate Media (CreationFest, ConversantLife.com),  projects like talking about the movie To Save a Life (due out this fall), and even grassrootsContinue reading “Take 5 with Lori Lenz of Biscuit PR”

Amy’s Favorite Things (Take that, Oprah!)

By Amy Sondova Every year, Oprah Winfrey features a few of her favorite things on her daytime talk show (“Oprah’s Favorite Things“) and then adorns the audience with each and every one of her favorite things.  Well, I’m not Oprah, and therefore, cannot give all Backseat Writer’s readers samples of everything that I adore.  ButContinue reading “Amy’s Favorite Things (Take that, Oprah!)”

Event Review :: Revelation Generation Music Festival

By Amy Sondova Despite the threat of rain and the stifling humidity, crowds flocked to Revelation Generation, a Christian music festival featuring Chris Tomlin, Leeland, Kutless, As I Lay Dying, TobyMac, and Phil Keaggy among others.  The annual Labor Day weekend event boasts three stages named after major cities–Nashville, New York, and Philadelphia–as well asContinue reading “Event Review :: Revelation Generation Music Festival”

The Myriad: Musical and Spiritual Archery

By Amy Sondova Like a stealthy archer ready to take a clean shot with an arrow at the right moment, so was The Myriad with the creation of their latest album With Arrows, With Poise (KOCH). After winning the MTV2 “Dew Circuit Breakout” in December, the band’s May release was food for a public ravenousContinue reading “The Myriad: Musical and Spiritual Archery”

Maybe MySpace Isn’t *THAT* Bad…

Even though I much prefer Facebook over its competitor, MySpace, I’ve found myself hanging out on MySpace lately. Here’s why: THE MYRIAD 1. I like to check out bands and on MySpace, you can easily listen to their songs. Some debut bands I’ve been enjoying on MySpace include The Myriad and Fort Pastor. Plus, DavidContinue reading “Maybe MySpace Isn’t *THAT* Bad…”