Focusing Your Lyrics: Try Writing a Short Essay

Writing a short story on your song’s topic is a great intermediate step for writing a good lyric. _______________________ 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 One common complaint of songwriters, especially those new to […]

5 Verse and Chorus Progressions for Songwriters

Five suggestions for verse and chorus progressions that work well together. ____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Deluxe Bundle includes: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. Right now, the Deluxe Bundle comes with a special deal. READ MORE.. _____________ It’s completely fine to write a song that uses the same chords for both […]

Songwriting: Getting the Journey Started

Writing a song is like taking a journey, where taking the very first few steps is the toughest part. ____________ “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 _____________ Let’s say you decide to visit the park in your […]

Don't Buy Into the Myth of Instant Songwriting

Audiences are allowed to think that your music is magic. You aren’t _______________________ 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 In every creative field, public amazement is fun. Like being a good magician, it’s enjoyable when […]

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 […]