7 Ways to Make Songwriting Enjoyable Again

It’s helpful once in a while to remind yourself that as a songwriter, you contribute to the greater good. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. _____________ Has songwriting become frustrating for you? Do you sometimes wonder where all the fun went? Songwriting, like any artistic pursuit, is supposed to be […]

Writing a Song Backwards: Yes, It Works

By writing from end to start, you do something crucial: You identify goals first. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and discover how the world’s best songs can help you improve! _____________ If you want a good analogy for what many go through when they write a song, it’s a bit like this: stand […]

Tips ‘n Tricks: Chord Progression Guidelines for Songwriters

A bad chord progression can bring cause an otherwise excellent song to fail. Here are some basic tips for creating good progressions. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. _____________ When songwriters go looking for a “killer” progression, what they’re really looking for is something that’s unique, and something that really […]

5 Ways to Pump Up the Power of Your Song’s Message

You can improve your songwriting by learning how motivational speakers do what they do. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. _____________ Imagine a motivational speaker walking up to a podium, clearing his throat, and saying, “Don’t live someone else’s life… Identify YOUR dream, and LIVE IT.” Then he turns around and […]

5 Ways Your Songs Might Be Too Predictable

The danger of a songwriting formula is that everything becomes predictable. Here’s what you can do about that. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. _____________ Using a songwriting formula means one or both of the following: 1- fitting your song into one of many possible song designs (verse-chorus-bridge, for example); or […]

5 Tips for Making a Song Melody Singable

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 E-book Bundle. Become a top-level songwriter, starting now. _________ When we talk about a song’s melody as being “singable”, we usually mean easily singable. In most cases, it’s what you should be pursuing as a songwriter. And it’s tricky, because the melodies that are the easiest to sing are the ones […]