5 Questions Every Songwriter Needs to Answer

If you can answer ‘yes’ to these 5 questions, your song is probably a good one. ____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle – written by Gary Ewer – is now SEVEN eBooks for only $37. (Comes with this FREE eBOOK: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”.) _____________ There’s a fine line that must be […]

How to Be Innovative Without Scaring Your Audience Away

Innovation will make your music unique, but could negatively impact your audience base. ____________________ Every songwriter I know wants to stand out from the rest. While it’s important to be able to be innovative, and present music to the world that sounds unique and fresh, there’s always a danger that being innovative will scare listeners […]

Other Song Elements that “Progress”

“Progression” in music causes expectations. What things other than chords progress in your songs? _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-Ebook Bundle. 11 Songwriting Principles That Will Turn Your Writing Around – Guaranteed. _____________ The idea of chords progressing is a well-known one to us. But other song elements also progress. I’ve mentioned in this blog many times […]

Are You Being Enough of a Risk-Taker?

Risk-taking is a crucial element in getting yourself noticed. Songwriting’s not for the faint of heart. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ I do my best learning when I approach a topic obliquely, which is to say that I learn more from analogies and metaphors than I do […]

The Importance of Changing Your Songwriting Routine

If you start all your songs the same way, they’ll probably all end up sounding the same. ___________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook bundle, and open your eyes to the principles of great songwriting. ___________________ Here’s a good activity for any songwriter: take the last 5 songs you’ve written, and ask yourself how […]

Between Chords, Melody and Lyrics, Something Should Be Predictable

As a songwriter, you should see predictability as a great way to balance innovative elements in your music. __________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle. Write smarter – Tap into your creative mind. __________________ You wouldn’t think of “predictability” as being a good characteristic to incorporate into music. After all, when something is predictable, it […]