Use Your Words! Developing a Lyrics-First Songwriting Process

New eBook: “Use Your Words! Developing a Lyrics-First Songwriting Process”

I’m pleased to announce that I’ve just completed a new eBook for songwriters entitled “Use Your Words! Developing a Lyrics-First Songwriting Process.” It’s available right now at the online store as a free add-on to the 10-eBook Bundle. (It will also be available as a separate sale item in the coming days.) For a limited time, […]

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What Music Theory Does (and Doesn’t Do) For Your Songwriting

Many (perhaps most) songwriters have less than what might be called a working knowledge of the rudiments of music. Most create their songs on instinct — they write what sounds good, what their ear tells them they should write. So what’s wrong with that? If that’s working for you, why muddy the waters with something like […]

FREE OFFER: Easy Music Theory, Songwriter’s Edition

Many of you know that I have had a video-based music theory course for sale. “Easy Music Theory” is a 25-lesson course in music rudiments, something I created more than 15 years ago now. It’s a course that I used with my own university music students. I have recently created a Songwriter’s Edition of that course […]

Are You Eligible For This Deal?

As you may know, I’ve recently completed a new songwriting eBook, the 82-page “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro.” The eBook will be offered shortly on the Essential Secrets purchase page at a price of $11.95. Right now, however, it is being offered at a reduced price to previous purchasers of “The […]