Lyric Writing Tools #1: Big Reveal Sep 04, 2021

It’s always a good day when you can add tools to the toolbox. Weapons to the arsenal. So we’re going to go over 6 powerful lyrical tools for our Week of Lyric Writing Tools. First...

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The Most Essential Tool To Become Better At Songwriting Sep 04, 2021

The most essential tool to become better at songwriting. What is it?

Habits.

Habits are the foundation of greatness. And you formulate habits with discipline. 

You don’t get to be a...

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3 Factors To Choose A Song Title Sep 04, 2021

Choosing a song title is easily overlooked. But choosing a title is important. It can add one last layer of meaning to your song, and it is how it is referred to when people talk about it. In my...

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Find Your Writing Places Sep 04, 2021

If you want more visits from the muse or to increase your productivity, you need to find the places that are conducive to writing productivity. If you want to learn how to concentrate on...

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How To Figure Out Your Vocal Range Sep 04, 2021

Of course you want to know how to figure out your vocal range. More importantly, you want to figure out the different ranges of your voice. Which ranges you can always hit comfortably, what’s...

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Intro To Iterative Lyric Writing Sep 04, 2021

Iteration is defined as the act or process of repeating. For example, iteration can include repetition of a sequence of operations to get ever closer to a desired result. This...

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Deliver At Every Part Of Your Song Sep 04, 2021

You have to deliver at every part of your song. The intro needs to deliver. So does the first lyric you sing. The first chorus can’t disappoint. And no one likes an anticlimactic bridge or...

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How To Get Out of Your Creative Box Sep 04, 2021

I can always use some tips to get out of my creative box. So I’m going to bet you can use some tips on how to get out of your creative box too. I’ll make a deal with you. I’ll...

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Be Open To Learning Sep 04, 2021

Stop thinking some knowledge or skill you have is “good enough”. Be open to learning.

How can you strive for success, while also telling yourself that you’re “good...

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Music Arrangement Theory Sep 04, 2021

Music arrangement theory is so important, and yet it’s hardly discussed. Even when talking about songwriting or music theory, the theory of arrangement is something that is often left out.

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How To Get Over Perfectionism In Writing Music Sep 04, 2021

It’s great to have high standards. We want to achieve greatness at our craft, not adequacy.

But sometimes high standards can morph into destructive perfectionism. Sometimes destructive...

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Don't Wait for the Muse Sep 04, 2021

I always thought the phrase “strike gold” was a bit weird. Or at least how it’s often used is. People use the phrase as if the person just happened across something super...

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