“How Can I Learn To Write Songs?” Answer: I Don’t Know

Songwriting instruction will improve your songwriting abilities, but won’t turn you into a songwriter. _________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and get the songwriting instruction that thousands of songwriters are using, delivered right to your computer. _________________ It’s strange that lately I’ve been receiving a large number of emails from people asking […]

The Importance of Honest Feedback

Songwriters are usually looking for as many ways as possible to improve what they do. Listening to great songs, reading interviews with veteran songwriters, reading books that dissect the craft of composition, and so on. One of the best ways I know to improve songwriting skills is to get an honest critique from a respectful […]

Create Great Song Ideas By Switching Instruments

Using the same instrument all the time when composing can limit your creativity. _____________ Everyone’s got an instrument that’s “theirs.” It’s the one they feel the most comfortable playing. If you’re a songwriter, it’s also likely to be the instrument that you feel the most comfortable writing songs with. The benefit of using that one […]

Creating a Unique Songwriting Formula

Can unique songs, built on a unique songwriting formula, build an audience base? ____________ If hit song writing is your area of interest, you need to come to terms with the fact that the songs you write will usually be highly predictable, with only enough innovation to distinguish it from the other songs out there […]

Making 2013 Your Songwriting Break-Out Year

With a few changes to your normal routine, you may find 2013 to be the best year ever! ____________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle – Powerful and Effective songwriting instruction. ____________________ You may not be the kind of person who makes New Year’s resolutions, but consider this: if you struggle to get attention […]

How to Add Chords To Your Song Melody

Got a melody, but need chords? Here’s a quick 3-step process to adding chords to a melody. ____________________ Buy “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Deluxe Bundle, and increase the fan base for your music. ____________________ Many songwriters find it easiest to play around with some chords, get them to sound good, and then create a […]