Creating a Lyric With Emotional Intensity

Here’s a quick tip for writing a lyric that helps to ensure that your verses are descriptive in nature, while your choruses mainly express an emotional response to those descriptions: Choose a topic for your song. Make a list of words that pertain to your song’s topic. Circle the words that seem to be mainly […]

Curing the Random-Lyric Problem

Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle, along with a FREE copy of “Creative Chord Progressions”. _____________ Writing song lyrics is an entirely different beast from writing melodies. In that respect, it shouldn’t surprise you to find that melodies might be easy to write, while lyrics might come across as clunky, random utterances. It can be one of […]

Word Lists To Create Better Song Lyrics

Creating word lists, one narrative and the other emotional, really helps a song lyric come together. ____________________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle takes the guesswork out of songwriting. Help give your songwriting technique a kick-start (Free ebook offer– Read more..) ____________________ I truly believe that the best lyrics happen by writing lots and lots of words, […]

Step-by-Step Songwriting: Starting a Song With Lyrics

If starting your songs with lyrics intimidates you, here’s a step-by-step process that will help. ___________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook bundle, and open your eyes to the principles of great songwriting. ___________________ The vast majority of the great songwriters from the past several decades are the ones that put lyrics front and centre […]

Making Lists Can Help You Create Better Lyrics

If you find that your lyrics tend to wander about without a sense of focus, here’s a great idea for tightening them up. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. _____________ You might think that writing lyrics is a bit like writing a story. But there are important differences between writing […]

Tips ‘n Tricks: Brainstorming Song Lyrics

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle, and open your mind! Become the songwriter you’ve always wanted to be! ____________________ You may think that starting the songwriting process with lyrics means coming to the table with an already-finished lyric sheet, or a completed poem. It doesn’t. Or at least, it shouldn’t. If you […]