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Setting Targets Will Make Songwriting More Fulfilling, More Exciting

If you’re looking to become a better songwriter and wondering why that’s not happening for you yet, you only need to look at the kinds of goals and targets you set for yourself. Songwriters who struggle are usually guilty of one of the following: The goals they set are unrealistic. (“I want to be writing […]

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The Confidence to be Honest as a Songwriter

You’ve got little to no hope of achieving your goals in songwriting, or any of the creative arts, if you don’t have the confidence to be honest about your songs. Confidence refers to your ability to stand behind and believe in your songs even though others might dislike them. Honesty refers to your ability to hear […]

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Becoming More Noticeable in the Songwriting World

There are many reasons why people write songs, but almost all writers of music get into it for the same reason: as a means of personal expression. Some eventually enter the professional world, while others remain happily amateur, writing mainly for themselves, family and friends. Regardless of the eventual direction, composing songs requires the songwriter […]

What Songwriters Can Learn From Golf and the People Who Play It

I don’t play golf, but I know a few people who do. My general feeling about it is that I rarely hear anyone talk about the pleasure they get from the game. It’s always about their low level of ability and their general frustration with that. It almost seems that for weekend golfers, no one is deriving […]

Why Songwriting Deadlines Work, and Why They’re A Crucial Part of Getting Better

Writing to a deadline gives you your best shot at moving into the professional world of music composition. ______________  Take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. Buy “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle, written by Gary Ewer. It includes”From Amateur to Ace – Writing Songs Like a Pro.” Time to become the best […]

Moving From Amateur to Pro in the Songwriting World

New songwriting eBook: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro” ___________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and take advantage of a 56% price reduction, plus a FREE OFFER. ___________ This past winter I’ve been working on a couple of writing projects, and I’ve just completed one of them. “From Amateur […]