Email Dan to Julia Jan 15, 2010

You were always trying to encourage me to do more things with my own creativity- though I found myself in a different season caring for a baby- I thank you for that.

i know your songs are really personal to you and you don't care if
it's ever heard or not, but this is just a contest. the grand prize
is a martin guitar, so why not?

i think you have plenty of great songs you've written, especially
lyrics - and i think you have a ton that could do well! but it's up
to you - you don't have to do it

love you.