Cheering Crowd

Cheering For Performances – Appreciating the Song

How long has it been since you’ve practiced songwriting? Improving your skills means studying the fundamentals and then working them, over and over. That’s what the 9-Lesson Course does for you. It’s part of “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting 10-eBook Bundle” In sports, teams compete rather fiercely during their regular season to get home field/stadium […]

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Introvert or Extrovert: Refreshing Your Creative Mind

For many, songwriting is a personal activity done in seclusion. For others, songwriting means getting together with bandmates to work out the next song. Your comfort level with regard to how much you like to write alone or with others probably relates in a direct way to whether you are an introvert or an extrovert. […]

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Using Your Songs to Help Those Who Are Hurting

If you have a friend who’s going through tough times, you might say to them, “Everything’s going to be all right.” You hope your words will show your care and concern that friend. But sing those words to them, and you’ve got a much better chance of getting through. That’s the nature of music, and everyone seems […]

Sharon Van Etten

The Psychology of Songwriting: Stories and Feelings

A 1-hour TV drama spends at least the two-thirds of that hour developing a story that pulls the audience in and poses questions that they want to learn the answers to. As the show nears its end, you’ll be presented with the strongest, most spine-tingling event: the main object of the script. All questions are answered. For example, a […]

The Best Way to Have a Pre-Writing Break

Quiet time before writing will give great results, but not if you use that time to allow negative thoughts in. _____________ Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, along with a FREE copy of “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. Read more.. _____________ Psychological research shows that taking a break before you begin a […]

Let Pride Help Dig You Out of a Creative Block

Thousands of songwriters are using Gary Ewer’s “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-Book Bundle to solve their songwriting dilemmas. Now with a 7th free eBook, “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro.”  Read More.. ______________ Sometimes, your inner critic can make you feel that everything you do is garbage. Writer’s block usually comes from a fear […]