Song Prompts

Sometimes you will need a little nudge in order to get your creative juices flowing. Below you will find a songwriting app that creates idea prompts that will help you get started. A prompt is designed to cause or bring about an action or feeling. That is how you should use this app. Bookmark this page and visit it anytime you need some inspiration to get started writing a song.


Write a song about your first car. Provide details of what it looked like. What is was like the first time you drove. How you felt when it was time to get rid of the car. Or write about a trip do you made that was memorable.

Use this area to brainstorm and write your ideas based on the above prompt. To save your work just copy and paste your work into your favorite text editor.

note: your work will not be saved once you leave this page.

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  1. Kayedi Chapman says:

    Waking up in the morning, Trying to get it all done. Don’t you see that I’m breaking, now that you’re gone. Rain pours down the window frame, going home tonight. Trying to decide. Left or right?

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