7 Principles That Will Make Practically Any Song Work Better

These 7 principles apply to most successful songs, regardless of genre. _______________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 eBook Bundle, and get “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro” free. Read more.. _______________________ Follow Gary Ewer on Twitter All successful songs, whether you’re talking about ones written 100 years ago or today, take listeners […]

What Are You Recalling When You Remember a Song?

Listeners remember relationships between musical elements, not usually the elements themselves. _______________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 eBook Bundle, and get “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro” free. Read more.. _______________________ The most important part of a song’s success is its ability to be remembered. If no one is remembering it […]

Getting the Most Out Of the Tonic Note

How you use the tonic note in your song can go along way to controlling musical energy. _______________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 eBook Bundle, and get “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro” free. _______________________ Some might say that it’s not all that important to know the key of your song […]

Songwriting: Improving Your Skills in an Improvised Art Form

If you want to practice improvisation, you need to work quickly. ____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle comes with this FREE eBOOK: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. 7 Songwriting eBooks for $37 _____________ There is a sense of improvisation and spontaneity that is part of music that is performed well. This is […]

Written Anything Quotable Lately?

When was the last time you wrote a line of lyric that was poignant enough to be quotable? ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ Not every song you write will be about the lyric. Songs that have unremarkable lyrics will […]

The Difference Between Inspiration and Motivation for Songwriting

If you write songs only when inspired, you’re missing out on the benefits of motivation. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ In casual conversation, you may be inclined to use the words “inspiration” and “motivation” interchangeably. For example, you might […]