Songwriter - Lyricist

What’s Going Wrong With Your Lyrics? Use This Checklist

More songs are valued or rejected over the longterm because of the quality of their lyrics than any other song element. Take a look at practically any “worst of” list, and you’re usually looking at a list of songs where the lyrics are corny, stilted, or otherwise missing the mark. If you like starting songs […]

Creating a More Energetic Song Chorus

Most people have little or no vocabulary when it comes to the structure of songs. The average person sitting in the local coffee shop listening to a song through their headphones wouldn’t know a bridge from a pre-chorus. But interestingly, if you actually ask someone, even with little or no musical background, “Is this section […]

The Songwriter's Checklist - Gary Ewer

New and Updated Songwriter’s Checklist – Free eBook

I’ve just updated and expanded my Songwriter’s Checklist – a short booklet designed to help you solve nagging problems with your latest song. It’s a free eBook that you can download by clicking here: DOWNLOAD THE SONGWRITER’S CHECKLIST I’ve also created a short video to explain a bit about that checklist: I think the most […]

Checklist: Is Your Verse Helping Or Hurting Your Song?

If your verse is dying and you can’t figure out why, try this checklist. _____________ Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” Ebook Bundle. 11 Songwriting Principles That Will Turn Your Writing Around – Guaranteed. Every purchase comes with a free product. Check today’s freebie! _____________ It’s easier to tell if a chorus is working well than if a verse is […]

5 Things To Do When a Chorus Falls Flat

Your chorus is arguably the most important part of your song. Here are some ideas to be sure it gets the job done. ______________  Take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. Buy “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Deluxe Bundle, written by Gary Ewer. It includes “From Amateur to Ace – Writing Songs Like a Pro.” […]

7 Things to Check When Songs Aren’t Working

There’s often a very fine line between good songs and bad ones. Here’s a short checklist to get a weak song working. _______________  “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Bundle will strengthen your songwriting technique, and take you to a new level of musical excellence. It comes with an 11th free eBook, “Creative Chord Progressions“. Read more.. ________________ […]