Are You a "One Good Section" Kind of Songwriter?

The next step after writing a good 8 bars of music is to figure out where in your song it really belongs. ____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle comes with this FREE eBOOK: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. 7 Songwriting eBooks for $37 _____________ Does it frustrate you that you seem […]

A Wandering Verse Melody – Usually Not a Problem

In verse-chorus songs, a verse melody’s tendency to wander isn’t necessarily a drawback. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ In verse-chorus songs, the part that needs to be memorable is the chorus, not so much the verse. It’s not that […]

Why Are Songs So Hard To Finish?

When your (lack of) imagination causes your creative brain to stop. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ As humans, we can do something that appears to be unique amongst earth species: spontaneously imagine musical ideas. We also love doing so. […]

How Bad Song Form Hurts Your Music: Micro Versus Macro

Problems with form can be hard to identify, and are responsible for many failed attempts at writing songs. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ In music we’re talking about form when we talk about the various sections of a song: intro, […]

Solving the Problem of Too Much Repetition

If you’re repeating the same idea over and over, you risk boring your audience. Here are some solutions ____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle comes with this FREE eBOOK: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. 7 Songwriting eBooks for $37 _____________ Songs will suffer from a lack of repetition before they’ll suffer […]

5 Ways You Know a Melody is Working Well

If your song is failing, check to see if you notice these five crucial characteristics. “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle includes this eBOOK: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. Take a look at some of the features of hits that you can and should be using in your own songs. The best way […]