Creating Meaning In Your Music

How do you get a listener to imagine something by using sound alone? ____________________ Read more about how “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle can make you a top-level songwriter. (Also, get a free eBook today.) ____________________ When we talk about the meaning of a song, we naturally look to the lyric. But music itself (i.e., the […]

Moving From Amateur to Pro in the Songwriting World

New songwriting eBook: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro” ___________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and take advantage of a 56% price reduction, plus a FREE OFFER. ___________ This past winter I’ve been working on a couple of writing projects, and I’ve just completed one of them. “From Amateur […]

Copyright, and What it Does For Your Songs

Let’s clear up a few things regarding what copyright is and isn’t. ____________________ Read more about how “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle – Discover the secrets of great songwriting. ____________________ There are certain areas of the songwriting business that seem to be more based on myth than truth, where what people think they know is not […]

The How and Why of Hosting an In-House Songwriting Group

An in-house songwriting group will help you gain confidence as a songwriter. ____________________ Read more about how “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle – Learn how to write good music by learning the secrets used by hit songwriters. ____________________ Songwriting circles are very beneficial ways of making connections with other writers in your area. A […]

Your Songwriting Frustrations: 8 Thoughts to Mull Over

What is your favourite writer’s block solution? ____________________ Read more about how “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle – Learn how to write good music by learning the secrets used by hit songwriters. ____________________ The creation of good music is based on certain principles, and not so much on rules. At times, though, when writer’s […]

Writing Instrumental Music – Do the Same Principles Apply?

Without lyrics, other basic elements of song structure become more important in instrumental music. ____________________ There was a time in the not-too-distant past when instrumental music was a bit more commonplace in pop music than it is today. “Walk, Don’t Run” by the Ventures, “Wonderland By Night” by Bert Kaempfert, and “Wipe Out” by the Surfaris, […]