An Excerpt from My New Songwriters' Book

Songwriter’s block is not only solvable, you can make sure it never becomes a problem again. ____________ I’ve been writing a new book for songwriters on the topic of songwriter’s block. It will be published by Backbeat Books. Editing has recently been finished, and so it is now in the layout stage. It’s working title […]

The Difference Between Imagination and Creativity

What to do when the quality of your songwriting ideas takes a hit. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ We have a tendency to use the terms “being imaginative” and “being creative” as synonyms, but they aren’t. It’s quite possible […]

Why Are Songs So Hard To Finish?

When your (lack of) imagination causes your creative brain to stop. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ As humans, we can do something that appears to be unique amongst earth species: spontaneously imagine musical ideas. We also love doing so. […]

Is Your Songwriting Output Slowing Down?

Clutter is the most common cause of diminished songwriting output. ____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle comes with this FREE eBOOK: “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ If you find that the number of songs you’re writing these days is slowing down, there’s not necessarily any reason to be alarmed. There […]

Is the Blank Page Taunting You?

Get something – anything – written, and do it quickly. ____________________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle now includes a free copy of “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro.” ____________________ Songwriting is an improvisatory art. The best ideas come from noodling around on an instrument, whether by yourself or with a songwriting […]

Songwriting and the Value of Boredom

Research shows that boredom helps us become more creative. ____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Deluxe Bundle includes this important eBook, “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. It will help answer questions vital to taking your music to the next level. Read more.. _____________ The results of a study released earlier this year […]