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How Songwriting Knowledge Gets You Through a Creative Block

When you have an instinct for something, it means that you have an innate talent or gift for that activity. A songwriter’s instinct means that you enjoy writing, that it makes you happy, and that it satisfies you on an artistic level. And of course, that you find it to be easy (all things being relative, […]

Exploring Tempo Can Make Radical Changes to a Song

You’ll usually find that changing the tempo of a song causes other changes to happen automatically. ____________ What do you use your iPad for? Why not let it help you improve your songwriting skills? Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. For desktop, laptop, iPad, iPhone, or any other mobile PDF-reading device. _____________ The further along you […]

Sufjan Stevens: "Death With Dignity" – Why It Works

“Death With Dignity” has several features that allow it to serve as a model for how great songs are written. ______________  Take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. Buy “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, written by Gary Ewer. And get a 7th eBook FREE, “From Amateur to Ace – Writing Songs Like a […]

Creating That All-Important Distinction Between Your Songs and Everyone Else’s

Are your songs innovative and fresh enough to grab attention? How you respond to these 5 questions will determine that answer. ______________ Take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. Buy “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Bundle, written by Gary Ewer. And get an 11th eBook FREE, “Creative Chord Progressions.” Time to become the best songwriter […]

Becoming a More Prolific Songwriter

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Deliberately Sounding Like Your Songwriting Hero

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