Songwriting Excellence

Striving for Songwriting Excellence

If you’re ready to take your songwriting to its highest level possible, you need “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting 10-eBook Bundle.” Get the manuals that thousands of songwriters are using. Excellence is something every keen student of anything strives for, but in creative arts like songwriting, excellence is either difficult or impossible to define. For some […]

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Unguided Practice in Songwriting Might Be Your Biggest Problem

Like starting the songwriting process by working out the chords first? There are benefits and dangers. Read “Writing a Song From a Chord Progression” to get this process working properly for you. Let’s say you’re a guitarist and you want to improve. It makes sense that your best way forward is to practice. But if that’s all […]

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Your Future in the Songwriting World: What’s Your Plan?

The world of songwriting — in fact, the world of music in general — often rewards dreamers. The hope that you’ll be a big name in the business someday almost seems to be a prerequisite to actually becoming a big name. When you think about it, hoping and wishing is probably an important stage for most […]

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5 Tips for Writing Two Songs at the Same Time

Songwriters are very familiar with the chorus hook, but there are other kinds to experiment with, and you will want to discover the power of layering various kinds of hooks in the same song. “Hooks and Riffs: How They Grab Attention, Make Songs Memorable, and Build Your Fan Base” shows you how it’s done. One […]

Happy New Year 2022

Happy New Year (Stay Strong and Think Positive!)

To all my friends, family, and readers of this blog, I wish you a very happy and successful 2022! I may be an incurable optimist, but I believe better days are just around the corner for us. It’s been a difficult year – very hard for musicians to perform without jumping through hoops. And no […]

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Merry Christmas To Everyone!

I want to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas, and a prosperous New Year! Ideally we all want to see extended family and friends like we used to, but if that’s not possible for you this year, I hope at least that you can spend time with and appreciate those […]