Successful Songwriting: It’s a Commitment

The simple act of sitting down to write is the start of a songwriting commitment. ___________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook bundle, and start building your audience base. ___________________ The public could be excused for believing that there’s something magical about the creative arts. That the ideas just appear, and all that’s needed is a […]

7 Symptoms of Songwriter’s Block, and What To Do About Them

The first step in curing writer’s block is recognizing these 7 basic symptoms. ___________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook bundle, and open your eyes to the principles of great songwriting. ___________________ Writer’s block makes any songwriter miserable, and so preventing it is enormously important. I’ve written often on this blog about the basics of […]

5 Ways Songwriters Can Beat “Parkinson’s Law”

Self-imposed deadlines for completing music rarely work; here are some ideas for creating real deadlines. __________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle. Become the best songwriter you can be! __________________ If you lack inspiration to write music, one solution will seem rather simple: stop trying. Divert your attention with something else for a while, and inspiration […]

Curing Songwriting Frustration With Some Mindless Activities

Let some mindless non-musical fun get you back to the enjoyment of writing music again. __________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle. Write smarter – Tap into your creative mind. __________________ It would be ridiculous to think that you should never feel frustration as a composer. When you write, you’re getting something to grow from […]

Turning a Musical Fragment Into a Completed Song

You’ve written a great musical line, but can’t seem to expand on it? Try these ideas. __________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle. Become the best songwriter you can be! __________________ There’s probably nothing that drives a songwriter crazier than coming up with a great musical line – a hook, a piece of melody, a […]

7 Ways to Make Songwriting Enjoyable Again

It’s helpful once in a while to remind yourself that as a songwriter, you contribute to the greater good. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. _____________ Has songwriting become frustrating for you? Do you sometimes wonder where all the fun went? Songwriting, like any artistic pursuit, is supposed to be […]