Curing the Random-Lyric Problem

Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle, along with a FREE copy of “Creative Chord Progressions”. _____________ Writing song lyrics is an entirely different beast from writing melodies. In that respect, it shouldn’t surprise you to find that melodies might be easy to write, while lyrics might come across as clunky, random utterances. It can be one of […]

The Difference Between Complex Lyrics and Complex Words

If you’re not actively looking for ways to improve your songwriting, you’re doomed to making the same mistakes over and over again. “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Bundle is a complete songwriter’s guide that shows you every aspect of how great songs work. Read more.. __________ You might be tempted to think of poetry and lyrics […]

7 Important Tips Regarding Simplicity and Complexity in a Good Song Lyric

Writing a good song lyric is all about creating images in the most natural way possible. ___________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. ___________ In practically any genre of popular music (pop, rock, country, folk, jazz, and all their related sub genres), you’ll […]

Song Lyrics: Watching a Story Appear

Creating word lists allow your song’s story to appear before your eyes. ____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Bundle includes this eBOOK: “Hooks and Riffs: How They Grab Attention, Make Songs Memorable, and Build Your Fan Base”. _____________ Here’s something many songwriters can relate to: you’ve got a captivating story or situation, but you can’t form it […]

Written Anything Quotable Lately?

When was the last time you wrote a line of lyric that was poignant enough to be quotable? ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ Not every song you write will be about the lyric. Songs that have unremarkable lyrics will […]

What Comes First, Words or Music?

GUEST POST by MARKUS RILL Markus Rill is a singer-songwriter from Germany. He has just released his 8th album “My Rocket Ship” on Blue Rose Records and tours all over Europe and the US. Music at More info at, in the blog at,, __________ One of the most commonly asked […]