Deliberately Sounding Like Your Songwriting Hero

Always afraid you’re copying other songwriters? Why not try it as a songwriting technique? “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Bundle comes with this 11th FREE eBOOK: “Use Your Words! Developing a Words-First Songwriting Process”. Back when I was a composition student, my favourite composers were Maurice Ravel and Charles Ives. Many are familiar with Ravel’s music, […]

How Bad Songwriting Technique Contributes to Writer's Block

Need to pump up your songwriting skills? Build your audience base? It may be time to put down your guitar and read why great music works. “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle includes a free copy of “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. Read more.. _____________ You may feel that your latest […]

5 Good Reasons for Songwriters to Multitask

You take full advantage of your creative mind when you juggle several songwriting projects. ____________ 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”. _____________ If you’re like most composers of music, you like to concentrate on one song at a time. But […]

Developing a Songwriter’s Sixth Sense

By working on technique, you can improve your songwriting instincts. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-Ebook Bundle. 11 Songwriting Principles That Will Turn Your Writing Around – Guaranteed. _____________ Whenever you watch a great athlete, someone who’s really good at what they do, everything looks altogether effortless, as if they were born into the sport. As a pro, they’re […]

5 Midsummer Chord Progressions to Try

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 E-book Bundle. Become a top-level songwriter, starting now. _________ The best thing a chord progression can do is to simply stay out of the way, and support the melody and mood of a song. As you likely know, I am not much of a believer in the “killer chord […]

Forcing Yourself to Write Your Next Song: Does it Work?

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle, and kick-start your songwriting career! ____________ There are typical things that songwriters should be doing to avoid writer’s block. Setting and sticking to a regular writing schedule, working on smaller projects, creating in other art forms, and so on. There’s another approach that bears some consideration: forcing […]