For Songwriting, There is No “Best Before” Date

Windows of opportunity may feel like they’re closing, but becoming creative can open them again. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-Ebook Bundle. 11 Songwriting Principles That Will Turn Your Writing Around – Guaranteed. _____________ If you’re reading this and you’ve had very young children in your life, you know that the world of make-believe is important […]

Songwriting Tips and Tricks: Contouring a Melody

If your song melodies sound like random, aimless wanderings, here are some ideas for curing your problems. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ Take a look at any successful song melody from any era, and you’ll see almost universally that it has the following characteristics: A general sense […]

Thoughts on Building a Fan Base For Your Music

Social media connections are meaningless if your music is flawed. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ All you have to do is Google “building a fan base for my music” to find a lot of advice for getting exposure. Quite a bit of that advice is logical, and […]

What Is Your Vision?

Self-improvement is a positive act. It’s something you actively do. It’s sad to consider the number of people that think that by simply doing something over and over again, they’ll eventually get better. But mindless repetition will not get you the results you’re looking for. Most of the time, doing something over and over again cements […]

Creating a New Melody From an Old One… Legally

Playing songs backwards can give you a whole new set of songwriting ideas. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ It should be obvious that taking an already-existing melody and calling it your own is not something you really want to do. First of all, it’s illegal. […]

Do Your Songs Bore Even You? 10 Ways To Write Better Music

It doesn’t take much to turn a boring song into something that gets people excited. Try these 10 ideas. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and find out why your songs may be missing the mark. _____________ Every once in a while an up-and-coming songwriter will write me and say something along the […]