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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…)

Songwriter Challenges – Putting Thoughts Into Words Into Music

August 11th, 2018 by

Songwriter Challenges Putting Thoughts Into Words Into Music -As a songwriter you probably come up with ideas for songs quite often. These ideas float around in your head until you take the time to start writing. Going from the head to paper can sometimes be a challenge for many songwriters. Some of biggest of songwriter challenges is deciding what to do and when to do it.

Basic Ingredients of a Song

A song consists of two basic elements. These elements are lyrics and music. The music is the melody of the song and the lyrics are words. A good song will take both elements and meld them together into one cohesive unit. (more…)

How to Write Better Songs

October 16th, 2017 by

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Once you have decided to try yourself in composing verses and want them become a song one day, but you do not play any musical instruments and can’t compose own music, then you have to understand that writing a good song is not that easy, as it may seem at first sight; you have to work very hard to make your text attract the attention of musicians.

The lyrics of the song must tell a complete story and convey feelings of the songwriter, thus the main aim of any author is to write words he wants to hear himself, the words listeners will not be able to stop repeating. (more…)

Practical Tips to Get Started Writing Songs

November 12th, 2013 by

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Writing songs can be an enjoyable lifetime activity.  Here are some practical tips you can use to start your songwriting journey.

It’s Not Too Late or Too Early

Whether you are a teenager or are well into your golden years, it is never too late to explore your creative side, especially if you are interested in music. Songwriting is an excellent way to express your thoughts and feelings and to communicate them to your friends and family, even if you have no aspirations of musical fame or fortune.

If you are interested in selling or performing your songs, however, you should be aware that it is a hard road and that very few songwriters achieve great fame or fortune, and especially not instantly. Nonetheless, if you have realistic expectations, you will find that writing music is a worthwhile experience whether it is a hobby or a profession. (more…)