Songwriter's Instinct, and Why So Many Rely Solely On It

Written by Gary Ewer (Follow Gary on Twitter) _______________________ It stands to reason that if you want to make great leaps in the fields of science, medicine, psychology or geology, you have to study those topics. A plumber is not going to be the one to finally figure out dark matter (at least, not that dark […]

8 Questions and Answers on Writing Song Melodies

8 questions about writing song melodies that might help you with your next one. ____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle comes with this FREE eBOOK: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ You can argue that a song melody is the most important part of what you do as a songwriter if […]

Word Lists To Create Better Song Lyrics

Creating word lists, one narrative and the other emotional, really helps a song lyric come together. ____________________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle takes the guesswork out of songwriting. Help give your songwriting technique a kick-start (Free ebook offer– Read more..) ____________________ I truly believe that the best lyrics happen by writing lots and lots of words, […]

3 Ideas to Take You From Hook to Complete Song

Once you’ve got a good hook, your next step is to identify where in the song it belongs. ____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle comes with this FREE eBOOK: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”._____________ Generating a good songwriting idea is not going to be your biggest challenge. After all, creating ideas […]

Today’s Blurry Line Between Songwriting and Producing

Get your songs working well before you begin the recording-production process. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and get this eBook FREE OF CHARGE: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ As you know, I write about songwriting and song arranging and production in this blog almost as if they are the same […]

Building a Complete Song From a Fragment

Once you’ve developed an idea for a song, the next step is to figure out what it is. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ It’s much more normal to conjure up a fragment of music – either a line of […]