From Being a Fan To Being a Student

Good songwriting students can appreciate and learn from music they don’t necessarily like ____________ Do you describe yourself as being a “student” of songwriting? If you do, I applaud you. To be a student of songwriting means that you’ve risen above being a fan of musicians and their music, and you actively study what makes […]

Changing the Sound of Your Music

The best way to change the basic sound of your songs is to change the way you start them. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and learn the 11 principles crucial to any songwriter’s success. _____________ Does it ever worry you that your songs all have a similar sound? That’s not too unusual, and […]

6 Characteristics That You Find in Almost All Songs

No matter what your favourite songwriting genre is, you’ll find these similarities between them all. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-Ebook Bundle. 11 Songwriting Principles That Will Turn Your Writing Around – Guaranteed. _____________ Imagine that you’ve been plucked up and placed in an unknown city, someplace you’ve never been before. You start to explore, not […]

Writing Music Creates Its Own Inspiration

If you’re waiting for inspiration, you’re probably wasting a lot of time. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ Songwriter’s inspiration happens in two possible ways. The first way I would call spontaneous inspiration, and appears as a wave of creative excitement that causes you to drop everything, pick […]

Do The Same Songwriting Principles Apply to All Genres?

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 E-book Bundle. You don’t need to wait for inspiration to write great music! _________ It’s a fair question for a songwriter to ask: If you’re going to talk about songwriting principles, doesn’t it make sense that each musical genre should have its own set of principles? After all, you […]

Listening Outside Your Genre Improves Songwriting Skills

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle, and kick-start your songwriting career right now! ____________ It’s understandable; you usually only want to listen to the music that you love, the music you grew up with, and the music that you write. If you’re into metal, you’re not likely going to cozy up with the […]