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Do Earworms Require an Earworm-Prone Listener?

There’s interesting research into the phenomenon we call the “earworm” if you take some time to study it. You might find this article, “Why Do Songs Get Stuck in Our Heads” (written by Chau Tu), to be helpful if you’re the kind of songwriter who is looking for ways to write them. In that article, they […]

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When Writers Block Isn’t Really Writer’s Block

Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” Deluxe eBook Bundle. Ten eBooks that describe every aspect of how to get your songs sounding better. Read more. Follow Gary on Twitter Are you stuck, creatively? Everything you try to write just turns into garbage within 2 minutes? It may seem strange to say this, but you might not be […]

How to Reverse Engineer a Song, and Why You’d Do That

If you want to be the best, it sometimes requires you to pull the best songs apart to see the parts separately. That’s reverse engineering. ______________  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 […]

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 […]

The Benefits of Starting Songs By Working Out the Lyric First

Great lyrics are great if they partner well with melody and chords. But how do you make sure that the partnership is strong and musical? Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and become a top-level songwriter. And get “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro” free of charge right now. Read […]

Writing a Song Melody that Works Well With a Lyric

There are times when a climactic moment in a song melody may not be necessary. ___________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and become the songwriter you always thought you should be. ___________ Do you find writing lyrics to be the fun part of songwriting, and melody-writing the difficult part? Sometimes you’ll find […]