Borrowing Musical Ideas from Other Songs

Here’s a way to take pre-existing songs and borrow melodic ideas (without anyone knowing). ______________ Looking for good songwriting content for your iPad, Kindle, laptop, desktop, or other PDF-reading device? Gary Ewer’s 10-eBook Deluxe Bundle will show you why good songs are good, and how to apply those lessons to your own music.  Read more.. ____________ […]

Writing Songs, and Making People Listen

How do you get and then keep an audience’s attention? Looking for good songwriting content for your iPad, Kindle, laptop, desktop, or other PDF-reading device? Gary Ewer’s eBook Bundle packages will show you why good songs are good, and how to apply those lessons to your own music. Get the Deluxe Bundle of 10 eBooks at a discount price […]

The Worldwide Obsession With the Like Button

These days, we’re obsessed with being “Liked.” Has it always been that way? ______________ Take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. Buy “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, written by Gary Ewer. And get a 7th eBook FREE, “From Amateur to Ace – Writing Songs Like a Pro.” Read more.. ______________ There was a term that […]

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Figuring Out Why The Songs You Love Are So Compelling

Discovering why you like a song is a great first step to improving your own songwriting technique. Looking for good songwriting content for your iPad, Kindle, laptop, desktop, or other PDF-reading device? Gary Ewer’s eBook Bundles will show you why good songs are good, and how to apply those lessons to your own music. Get the […]

Creating Chords and Melodies At the Same Time

Here’s a procedure for writing songs by creating the melodies and chords simultaneously. _____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Bundle is written by Gary Ewer, designed to straighten out your technique and get you writing better songs. ______________________ Successful chord progressions usually follow a predictable formula, but melodies need to be unique. Therefore, you could argue that […]

8 Questions and Answers On Writing Song Hooks

Hooks can be important contributors to good song structure. Here are 8 commonly-asked questions about hooks. As you know, a song hook is any catchy bit that represents the most memorable part of a song. It’s often found in the chorus (“Born in the U.S.A.”), but can also be a song’s intro which then keeps […]