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

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4 Ways to Increase Your Songwriting Output

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Curiosity and the Songwriter

Written by Gary Ewer, from “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” website. FOLLOW GARY ON TWITTER Find Your Songwriting Breakthrough – Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” ________________________ This is my 300th blog posting since I started doing this back in January of 2008. I took a look at my very first blog article, “Get Curious!” and […]

Pop Songs: What Checking the Fossil Record Can Do For Us

Written by Gary Ewer, from “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” website. FOLLOW GARY ON TWITTER Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” e-book bundle, and learn to write great songs. ____________ You might wonder why someone like me, with an interest in how today’s pop songs work, finds the music of Brahms or Beethoven (1800s) relevant to […]