Making Your Songs Immediately Appealing

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8 Questions and Answers On Writing Song Hooks

Hooks can be important contributors to good song structure. Here are 8 commonly-asked questions about hooks. As you know, a song hook is any catchy bit that represents the most memorable part of a song. It’s often found in the chorus (“Born in the U.S.A.”), but can also be a song’s intro which then keeps […]

The Formal Structure of Popular Songs: Adapting Freytag's Pyramid

There is a dramatic arc that we encounter in plays and TV dramas, and that arc applies to music as well. _______________ Written by Gary Ewer, author of “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook Bundle. _______________ If you are a playwright or work in film or TV drama, you may be familiar with the term “Freytag’s […]

How to Move From Fragile to Strong in Popular Songwriting

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Songwriting Design, Growth, and Universal Good

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7 Ways That Song Form May Be Your Biggest Problem

Constant songwriting without study may mean you’re reinforcing errors and getting worse.  Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Bundle, which includes “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”  More.. _____________ One of the biggest causes of bad songs is bad form. That may seem like a controversial statement, since it may appear that there are […]