“How Can I Learn To Write Songs?” Answer: I Don’t Know

Songwriting instruction will improve your songwriting abilities, but won’t turn you into a songwriter. _________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and get the songwriting instruction that thousands of songwriters are using, delivered right to your computer. _________________ It’s strange that lately I’ve been receiving a large number of emails from people asking […]

For Songwriting, There is No “Best Before” Date

Windows of opportunity may feel like they’re closing, but becoming creative can open them again. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-Ebook Bundle. 11 Songwriting Principles That Will Turn Your Writing Around – Guaranteed. _____________ If you’re reading this and you’ve had very young children in your life, you know that the world of make-believe is important […]

Music Theory: A Vital Communication Tool for Songwriters

An understanding of music theory can take your songwriting abilities to the next level and beyond. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and get back to the basics of why hit songs sell. _____________ One of the projects I’ve been working on lately, along with Spring Day Music, is Version 2 of my Easy Music […]

5 Ways to Write Songs Without Needing Inspiration

Written by Gary Ewer, Senior Instructor, Dalhousie University, from “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” website. • Follow Gary on Twitter for website updates, songwriting tips and more. • Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” suite of songwriting e-books at a 50% savings, and get “Chord Progression Formulas” free of charge. _____________________________ If you don’t write music, the creating […]

Does Learning Music Theory Help or Hinder a Songwriter's Imagination?

Written by Gary Ewer, from “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” website. ________________ Part of my job at Dalhousie University is teaching an entry-level music theory class. Many of the students who take it are non-music Arts students, many of whom are songwriters, taking it as an elective. And so if you don’t want to take […]