How to Create Chord Progressions That Grab an Audience's Attention

The progressions that really connect with audiences are the ones that fluctuate between fragile and strong. ____________ Struggling to build an audience base? “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” shows you every aspect of what makes a great song great. Read more.. ____________ A few days ago I wrote a post that dealt with differences between verse and chorus […]

Exploring New Key Areas in a Song Bridge

If you’re including a bridge in your song, it’s a great spot to move the focus away from the original key into other key areas. Sometimes that means changing key entirely, but in fact that doesn’t often happen. What rather happens is that the focus changes from the original tonic chord to a different chord. Here’s what […]

Songwriting: Getting a 2-Part Verse Working

Writing a song with a 2-part verse means creating a short musical journey that moves away from – then back toward – the tonic chord. ______________  It’s time to get serious about your songwriting. Buy “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Deluxe Bundle, written by Gary Ewer. Includes “From Amateur to Ace – Writing Songs Like a Pro.” Time […]

Writing a Song Without a Chorus

A song without a chorus needs some careful consideration regarding where to place the high notes. ______________ It’s time to get serious about your songwriting. Buy “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, written by Gary Ewer. And get a 7th eBook FREE, “From Amateur to Ace – Writing Songs Like a Pro.” Time to become the best […]

Turning an Idea Into a Song

Once you’ve thought of an idea for a song, how do you develop it into a complete musical journey? Looking for good songwriting content for your iPad, Kindle, laptop, desktop, or other PDF-reading device? Gary Ewer’s eBook Bundle, “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting”, will show you why good songs are good, and how to apply […]

Some Guidelines for Speedwriting Your Songs

Speedwriting helps to increase your creative abilities, even if the activity terrifies you. _____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Bundle is written by Gary Ewer, designed to straighten out your technique and get you writing better songs. Get today’s special deal. ______________________ Speedwriting can be either fun or terrifying, depending on how you’re feeling on […]