Once you learn and understand the method and technique apply them to your songwriting. Don’t be discouraged if the song you are writing does not come out the way you want; you can always rewrite and refine your song. The key is to build a foundation and framework and create you song around it. Learn this is you will write song people love.
Songwriting is most definitely a skill. In time, you will come up with many of your own tricks, tools and guidelines. My “three rules of thumb” have proven to be my most valuable tools when it comes to the art of writing songs. Here they are!