'Platinum Hit': Jewel demystifies the creative process of songwriting


Bravo's "Platinum Hit" may seem like an odd concept to most people. How can the creative process of songwriting be subjected to the format of "Top Chef"? Host and successful singer/songwriter Jewel says it happens more than you may think."Every single one of those challenges is realistic," Jewel tells Zap2it. "That was a really big part of the show for me. I wanted to be involved with the authenticity of it. And also because I wanted to make sure these kids were prepared, even if they didn't make it to the finale, for what's going to be expected of them.""You need to be able to come up with good quick," she adds. "You can't sit around like a baby and go, 'My muse isn't hitting me.' If you're an artist that has some kind of luxurious life, and you can afford to wait for your muse to hit you, great. When you're a professional writer...



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