Balancing Inspiration and Work Ethic in Songwriting

Open Up Your CREATIVE MIND! – Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle and START WRITING GREAT SONGS! It’s hard for non-writers of music to believe that musical composition can happen without inspiration. Surely songs can only be written if the songwriter feels the muse, that musical urge, that flash of revelation. Sometimes, it really […]

Introducing AppsForSongwriters.com

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle for only $37, and get back to writing better songs! I’m happy to announce that this week AppsForSongwriters.com went live. It’s a convenient online portal for browsing the various musical products I’ve been offering for more than ten years. In addition, I’ve been working with the […]

Discovering and Cultivating Your Songwriting Talent

Most songwriting books and manuals make the assumption, quite understandably, that the reader is already a songwriter, and simply wants a bit of advice. But there are many people who feel that they’ve got the ideas for a song inside them, but have never known how to go about getting those ideas organized into a […]

Grabbing Your Target Audience is a 7-Second Dash

Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” e-book bundle. It covers every aspect of how to make your songs better. Stop wasting time, and start improving your skills now. _____________________ Songwriters who write me for help usually send me an MP3 of their latest creation, and ask the question, “What do you think I’m doing wrong?” […]

Balancing the Strange With the Predictable

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-book bundle, and FINE-TUNE your songwriting skills! ________________________ Most of the songs that become hits in any generation display a mixture of innovative elements with a dose of predictability. But in fact, the balance is very much toward the predictable. Most hit songs sound, in their day, like most […]

Bolster Your Songwriting Skill With These 5 Writing Games

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-book bundle, and FINE-TUNE your songwriting skills! It’s pretty obvious that the more you write, the stronger your technique becomes. But it really pays off to put a microscope on your songs from time to time, and focus in on the aspects of writing that you find the hardest. […]