Learn Songwriting

If you want to learn how to write songs you have arrived at the right place. There is an abundance of resources, lessons and courses available online for songwriters. As a songwriter it is helpful to get guidance to help you write better songs. That is the goal of this site to provide a variety of resources to help teach you how to develop and create great songs. Getting lessons and courses will help you get better.

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Learn 7 Important Laws for Smart Songwriting

Guitar Smart Songwriting

Music surrounds us every day – we hear it while driving the car, shopping in the mall, or eating in a restaurant. It has become a part of our everyday routine, and some of us can’t imagine an hour of our lifetime without a favorite song.
Music is something we aspire to. It’s something that communicates emotions rather than words. It motivates us to work, rest, cook, exercise. There’s a song for everything we do. It awakes right emotions, so that we can get more motivated.
And if you belong to that type of people, who like to sing about their emotions, you’re probably a potential songwriter. It may seem that if you have an ear for music and a poetic talent, it would be super easy for you to right a hit song.
But you’ll be surprised to find out that world’s top hit songs weren’t just an occasional alphabet soup put to music. They’ve all been created according to laws of songwriting.
So if you’re really into pursuing a dream of being a successful songwriter and want to improve your poetic and musical talents, here Discover the 7 basic laws for smart songwriting.

  1. The Law of Ubiquitous Inspiration
  2. The Law of Non-Linearity
  3. The Law of Organization
  4. The Law of Practice
  5. The Law of Retrospection
  6. The Law of Feedback
  7. The Law of Persistence
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Songwriting Tools

These tools were created to help you with your songwriting efforts.  The access any of the tools all you need to do is click on the icon to be taken to the page where the songwriting tools can be found.

Interactive Chord Progression Chart

The Create Chord Progression tool is designed to help you create chord progression that work. This is an interactive tool that is simple and easy to use. Go >>>

Online Rhyming Dictionary

Need help with finding a rhyme for your song lyrics.  This online dictionary will help you find the right word to help you complete that song. Go >>>

rhyme-scheme-button

Use this tool to create common rhyme scheme patterns for your song lyrics. Go >>>

Melody Shape Generator

When composing music for a song, the melody needs to be strong and memorable.  To do this a melody should have a shape contour. Use this tool to create unlimited number of melody shapes Go>>>

Random Rhythmn Generator

The Random Rhythm Generator is an online interactive tool that will provide you with random rhythm patterns.  This is a great starter for creating melody lines or beats to use in your song. Go >>>

Random Title Generator

Are you stuck with finding the perfect title or have writers block and need ideas to get started.  This online interactive song title generator will create a series of random song titles.  Some are silly, but eventually you can come up with a title to start your next song. Go >>>

Songwiritng Idea Prompts

Sometimes you will need a little nudge in order to get your creative juices flowing. This online app will provide songwriting prompts  that will help you get started. Go>>>

Online Thesaurus

This tool will help you find related words. Let’s say you have a word idea for your song but it does not fit the melody or lyric line.  Use this tool to find words with similar meanings. Go >>>

Drum Loops For Songwriters

For some songwriters, writing to a beat can help stimulate song ideas, progressions.  The Songwriters Drum Loops is a series of drum beat that cover a variety of music genre. Go >>>

Random Song Form Structure Generato

Need ideas on how to structure your song.  This online interactive tool will help you build song structures that work.  The tool will create a song structure at random. Go >>>

Songwriter's Flowchart

This info-graphic will show you the flow of writing songs.  Helpful in understanding the process a songwriter goes through to write a song. Go >>>

Get a key signature for your song

Are you tied of writing in the key of C?  Use this tool to find a different key to write.  Writing a different key can stimulate new melody ideas. Go >>>

17 Responses to Learn Songwriting

  1. Good stuff, great minds think alike right. Flexibility is very important when it comes to song writing. Sometimes you may want to say something, but have to word it differently so it flows with the rest of the song.

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  4. kayla says:

    ok this is really helpful

  5. The melody shape generator is a good idea, but maybe it is better to simply use existing melodies than random ones. We use to be scared of plagiarism, but it is simply a starting point.

  6. Michele Burke says:

    No serious musician would carry his guitar in the way shown in the pic… just sayin’

  7. Donne Roma says:

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    • Andrews says:

      Good songwriters use song craft to give their songs emotional impact and make them memorable for listeners. The song building tools and techniques we call song craft are

  10. Katie says:

    Fantastic Just what I need my poems are fantastic. When it comes to the transition into song im having a hard time! this should surely help.

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  12. BoB says:

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  13. Leya Hartman says:

    This website’s tools are AMAZING. You guys are so fantastic. Thanks.

    • songwriter says:

      Thank you very much Leya, It is our hope that these tool will help songwriters during the songwriting process.

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