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Why Playing Live Music is an Important Part of Improving Songwriting Skills

You are likely aware of the term “confirmation bias”. It describes this feeling we have to accept the facts that support or confirm a position we might take on an issue, and we reject facts that seem to challenge that position. We experience confirmation bias in practically every aspect of our normal lives, whether we’re […]

With Songwriting, Basic Curiosity Is an Essential Ingredient

No good musician works in a vacuum. Here’s how to let curiosity guide your songwriting career. ______________ Take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. Buy “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Deluxe Bundle, written by Gary Ewer. It comes with “From Amateur to Ace – Writing Songs Like a Pro.” Read more.. ______________ In my years of […]

The Importance of Honest Feedback

Songwriters are usually looking for as many ways as possible to improve what they do. Listening to great songs, reading interviews with veteran songwriters, reading books that dissect the craft of composition, and so on. One of the best ways I know to improve songwriting skills is to get an honest critique from a respectful […]