3 Song Arranging Mistakes Sep 05, 2021

Arranging is such an important skill for songwriters to know.

If you’re going to play your song with a band, you’ll need to arrange the song for them.

If you’re going to record...

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3 Major Benefits of SYMBOLISM In Songwriting Sep 05, 2021

Symbolism is an incredibly important tool in our songwriting toolbelt.

Sure, we can always shoot straight and just tell the story like it is, but we’d miss out on some amazing benefits that...

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The Importance of UNINTERRUPTED SONGWRITING TIME Sep 05, 2021

Distractions are everywhere.

With all the media and social media happenings it’s easy to never have uninterrupted songwriting time.

The problem is that getting uninterrupted ...

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Songwriting And The Importance Of The Word "No" Sep 05, 2021

In our culture and in all forms of education, it seems like we greatly favor the word “yes” over “no”.

Try this songwriting tip!

Add this food to your diet!

Say...

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THE SIMPLE SECRET TO STRIKING LYRICS: 3 Ways Object Writing Will Help Your Songwriting Sep 05, 2021

Do you ever feel like your lyrics are just a bit dull and lifeless? Do you wish you could have more vivid and striking lyrics? If you’ve ever wondered why some songs become an experience for...

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3 EASY Ways To Write Amazing Vocal Harmonies Sep 05, 2021

One of the best and easiest ways to make your songs more professional is by adding some great vocal melodies.

Vocal harmony can seem hard and overwhelming, but there are 3...

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EASY Way To Create A Word Pool For Your Song: The Related Word Sheet Sep 05, 2021

One of the deceptively difficult parts of lyric writing is finding the right words

It’s so easy to gravitate back to the most simplistic words, resulting in uninspired-sounding,...

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Before You Start Writing Lyrics WATCH THIS... The Easy But Effective Brainstorm Sheet Sep 05, 2021

Of the 3 major pieces of a song (Harmony [aka Chords], melody, and lyrics), the clear weak spot for the vast majority of songwriters is lyric writing.

I think that’s because most ...

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How To NEVER Lose Your Songwriting Ideas: The Subtle Magic of an Idea Sheet Sep 05, 2021

Have you ever thought of a great song idea, said to yourself “I’ll have to work on that later!” and then totally forgot about it?

Or have you ever gone to bed, gotten a song...

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Show Before You Tell In Your Song Sep 04, 2021

A common piece of advice in the world of storytelling is “Show, don’t tell”.

This is perhaps some of the most powerful, important advice a new novelist or short story writer can...

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How To Develop A Song Idea: 3 Killer Things To Do BEFORE You Start Writing Lyrics Sep 04, 2021

It can be overwhelming to go straight from a song idea to writing lyrics.

The good news is that there are steps we can make to develop our song ideas before we try to write the lyrics.

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Creativity Comes In Sprints Sep 04, 2021

I’ve talked about the importance of not waiting for or relying on the muse.

As songwriters, we need to learn to somewhat jumpstart our creativity.

That being said, we can’t always...

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