Songwriting: Dealing With Sameness

Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-EBook Bundle (with a 7th free), and polish your songwriting skills! _______ It’s a fairly common problem in the songwriting world: when everything you write has an annoying similarity. The best songwriters out there deal with this, but what do they do? For many, it’s a matter of simply […]

Songwriting: Practicing Creativity

Songwriters need both imagination and creativity. And no, those two words are not synonymous. _____________ The two main elements that come into play when writing songs are imagination and creativity. We often use the words interchangeably, but they are quite different. Think of the imagination as a pool of thoughts and ideas, generated within our mind and […]

The Value of Objective Listening

With subjective listening, you’re usually too easy or too hard on yourself. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and get this eBook FREE OF CHARGE: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ Objective listening simply refers to your ability to hear your own music without being unduly influenced by the fact that […]

5 Ideas For Getting (And Staying) Creative

Songwriting needs to be a daily activity. That kind of commitment will stimulate creativity. Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle. Discover the essential secrets of great songwriting. _________________ Inspiration is not a necessary first step to writing music. Actually starting the songwriting process — grabbing your instrument and putting your bum in a chair […]

Why Are Verse Lyrics So Hard to Write?

The trick to writing verse lyrics: verse 2 just rewords verse 1. ___________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook bundle, and start building your audience base. ___________________ Most songwriters will tell you that chorus lyrics often happen rather easily, but it’s the cursed verse lyrics that take forever. And for some, even after spending days, […]

Improving Songwriting Skills Starts With Listening

The simple act of listening makes you a better songwriter. Here’s how. __________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle, and build your audience base! __________________ No matter how unique your songwriting style is, it’s always the case that you build on what’s come before. For every great singer-songwriter, there is a line that can be […]