If you are confused on whether to start writing lyrics or music first, you are not alone. Many musicians are still struggling with this issue too. The thing is you can choose to write either of them or both at the same time. You can write your lyrics without any musicals or after composing the music. You have to select a strategy you feel suits you. You can also experiment with various approaches to know the challenges and advantages.
Here is a technique you can use to create and write melodies. Using a few everyday items you can get unlimited melody ideas. This will help you when you need an extra boost of idea. Here is what you will need: