Songwriter

When Writer’s Block Goes From Mild to Moderate to Severe

Everyone deals with creative blocks in the world of songwriting. Unfortunately, it’s part of being a human; we all have creative abilities — a kind of creative reservoir — but like a literal pool of water, that reservoir can get depleted from time to time. It’s normal. “Hooks and Riffs: How They Grab Attention, Make […]

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Do These 5 Things as a Way to Avoid Writer’s Block

“The Essential Secrets of Songwriting 10-eBook Bundle” comes with an excellent Study Guide that’s meant to get your songwriting moving in the right direction. Also comes with a FREE eBook, “Use Your Words! Developing a Lyrics-First Songwriting Process.” Writer’s block causes you great anxiety  because when you’re suffering from it, there’s no way of knowing 1) […]

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Dealing With Songwriter’s Fear of Failure

We tend to get judged in life by the last thing we did. In the creative arts like songwriting, that means that the last song or two that we write are what people tend to use to assess our efforts. There’s not much you can do about that. You do the same thing: if your […]

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A Deadline Is a Powerful Writer’s Block Antidote

Stuck trying to figure out what’s wrong with your song? This eBook will help you diagnose the problem: “Fix Your Songwriting Problems – NOW!” If you don’t have a specific day when the song you’re writing needs to be completed, you may not have a good reason for that song to be finished at all. […]

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Don’t Fear Failure: Embrace It

If you do research into songwriter’s block (which I’ve done, and have the book to show for it), you’ll find out that one of the biggest causes of this common problem is a fear of failure. “Hooks and Riffs: How They Grab Attention, Make Songs Memorable, and Build Your Fan Base” shows you how a good […]

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Staying Positive When Songwriting Gets Hard

If you like starting songs by working with a chord progression, you need to read “Writing a Song From a Chord Progression.” It will give you the pros and cons of this songwriting method, and help you create songs that really work! Here in the northern hemisphere we’re in the dog-days of summer. If you’re […]