Amanda Colleen Williams
I Am Saved
"It’s a song that feels like a meditative prayer.
There aren’t many songs able to give serenity or contemplation.
“I Am Saved” offers both, and the vocal comes from a very real place: the heart."
- Paul Leslie
Songlife Travel Journal & Blog
NashvilleNashville Music City is home to songwriters and the country music business.
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JamaicaVisiting Bob Marley House and Museum in Kingston, Jamaica as part of my Arts Envoy IPR visit.
RomaniaHere having lunch at Hermania in Sibiu, Romania with my friends Isabella and Denisa from the U.S. Embassy Bucharest. Read more >>
Arts Envoy IPRPart of my first Arts Envoy IPR visit to Romania in the American Corner library section at Cluj Napoca. Read more about Arts Envoy IPR >>
SongwriterVisiting with Garth Brooks at his party for winning Entertainer of the Year 2020 with cowriter Benita Hill
Hillbilly CultureMy grandma Elzada Griffith Manis of Choptack, Tennessee with her parents 81 year old Hamilton Griffith and 21 year old Lillian Griffith. Read more about Hillbilly Culture >>
AppalachiaAppalachia is a mountainous part of the United States that holds a rich and diverse heritage. Read more >>
PerformerAmanda Colleen Williams accepting Nashville Industry Music Awards Artist of the Year 2017.
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EducationEducation is one of the most interesting and important areas of my life - both learning and teaching.
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PhilosophyArt is perspective.
Philosophy is love for God and every living thing in our world. Daily writing prompts, discussion, and hillbilly culture.
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Amanda Colleen Williams is an awarded songwriter and music publisher with songs on albums certified at 17 million sales by the Recording Industry Association of America®, including "She's Tired of Boys" written with Garth Brooks.
As an educator and entrepreneur, Amanda is a successful business owner, and is regularly called on to speak as a non-attorney copyright expert at government institutions including the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide.
She is currently piloting a program with the U.S. Department of State called Arts Envoy IPR, combining arts diplomacy and intellectual property rights education.