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Songwriting As a Problem-Solving Activity

It’s easy to see songwriting as a kind of problem-solving activity. The problem? Well, coming up with a finished song of course. And every decision you make – in a sense, every problem you solve – moves you closer to the end product: a completed song. But this kind of activity differs from most other problem-solving activities in the sense […]

5 Bad Songwriting Habits With Easy Solutions

Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Deluxe Bundle, along with today’s great deal. Read more.. _____________ Do get stuck in a songwriting rut on a regular basis? When it’s hard to be creative, and that goes on for days or weeks, it’s easy to believe that you’ve got big problems that may not have solutions. […]

7 Symptoms of Songwriter’s Block, and What To Do About Them

The first step in curing writer’s block is recognizing these 7 basic symptoms. ___________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook bundle, and open your eyes to the principles of great songwriting. ___________________ Writer’s block makes any songwriter miserable, and so preventing it is enormously important. I’ve written often on this blog about the basics of […]