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How to Turn a Lazy Hobbyist into a Professional Songwriter

October 2nd, 2018 by

professional songwriter music industry gold recordsHave you ever wondered what the difference between a hobbyist and a professional songwriter was?

It’s pretty obvious: the professional songwriter considers songwriting to be their profession. It’s their main source of income, and they simply see this activity as their job. They engage in it on a daily basis. (more…)

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    Here’s the real skinny on the simple song forms such as the one-section (AAA) and two-section (ABABAB). While they will allow you the maximum amount of space for lyric information at fast tempo, they can quickly become melodically boring because the melodies repeat so often. This is bad for us as songwriters, as a bored listener is tuning out and won’t remember a thing.