Watch the Percussive Pickin' in C online guitar lesson by Christie Leneé from Creative Fingerstyle Guitar for Songwriters

In the upcoming performance, I'll be giving you a great workout in sliding chords, percussion, and using grace notes, but remember, these exercises are just examples for you to build from. You should be taking the concepts here and applying them to some of your own progressions and grooves. That's how you find yourself turning practice time into songwriting time.