Stuart Epps is a lecturer, producer and engineer who has worked with Elton, Kiki Dee, Robbie Williams, Cliff Richard and many other major artists.
He's now taking part in the UK Songwriting Contest, which is open until midnight, the 30th of September. The 2017 competition is an opportunity for songwriters to showcase their work to the music industry in London and the world, and to have their songs examined and marked by experts. Composers from every country are welcome.
As part of the grand prize package, Stuart has agreed to work with the winner. He's also one of the judges.
The entry categories this year include Singer-Songwriter; Love Songs; Acoustic & Folk; Under 18s; Jazz & Blues; Country; Christian/Faith; R&B/HipHop/Rap; Instrumental; Indie; Electronic/Dance/Ambient; and Christmas Songs.
For details (there's a fee to enter), visit songwritingcontest.co.uk.