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RenWomen Among Us: Molly-Ann Leikin

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Molly-Ann Leikin is an award-winning author, columnist and coach.  She began her career as a staff songwriter at Almo Music (A & M Records), then moved up to Interworld, then Chappell Music.  Over the years, she got her songs recorded by almost every pop and country artist on the Billboard charts. 

Molly has also written themes and songs for over five dozen TV shows and movies, including “Violet” that won an Oscar.   And she’s won eight gold and platinum records, plus an Emmy nomination.

(There are only four gold records on her walls now because Acme Moving and Storage in Rancho Mirage, California, stole the other four.  But that’s another story…).

Molly is a songwriting coach to developing artists and writers all over the world.  Twelve of her clients are Grammy winners.  Fourteen more are Grammy nominees.  And so far, with her help, 7469 other artists and writers have placed their songs in TV shows, movies, on CD’s, in video games, commercials, and their tracks are downloaded all over the web. 

Molly is the author of eight non-fiction books, including “How to Write a Hit Song” and “How to be a Hit Songwriter”, published by the Hal Leonard Corporation.  On her website, songmd.com, she there are hundreds of her columns on songwriting that have been syndicated internationally for the past 20 years. 

She also produced “Molly-Ann Leikin’s Master Class in Songwriting, Mp3-CD”, and “Sliced Bread”, a CD of her pop and New Country songs.

In addition, Molly is the CEO of AnythingWithWords.com, where she creates one-of-a-kind speeches for CEO’s, CFO’s and UFO’s.

She represents the RenWomen traits of expansiveness, curiosity, trust in one’s dreams, and the desire to inspire others.