Tag archives for songwriting tips
January 23rd, 2021 by Kate Khom
August 28th, 2018 by Rodney Ashline
Like all creators, songwriters largely depend on inspiration. Any songwriter would confirm that, when inspired, they feel the creative power with which they can move the mountains.
But, what should you do if you suddenly run out of ideas and Euterpe, the muse of poetry and music, hasn’t been visiting you for days?
In this case, you need to take matters into your own hands and start searching for inspiration.
Don’t know where to start?
We’ve prepared a few productivity tips specifically for those songwriters who’ve been feeling increasingly demotivated and are currently experiencing the creativity drought.
August 15th, 2018 by Joseph McLean
This is a question that has been asked by almost every pianist. If you play the piano, you can write a piano composition, too. All you need is some theory, creativity and inspiration. Different songwriters have different strategies of writing. In addition, if you are looking for one universal way how to write songs on the piano, we must disappoint you. But we offer you a piece of practical advice how to do it, and you can pick up what is the most natural for you. Make your dream come true! (more…)
July 17th, 2018 by Monica Harrison
Every new songwriter can feel uninspired and lost at the beginning of this journey. The sole idea of having a blank page you need to fill with fine lyrics is overwhelming. As Peter Braxton, songwriter and an expert at a thesis writing service says: ‘The hard thing is to start the song. When you have an excellent beginning, the rest will just come rushing to you’. Here are 7 tips to help you begin writing songs.
Writing a song isn’t half as hard as it seems. There is basically no limitation or wrong answer as to how you should begin or which idea you have to pursue. The only forbidden thing is copying other people’s songs. In fact, if you ask any songwriter how they came up with the beginning of their song, they will all struggle to explain their start. (more…)
November 2nd, 2016 by Vincent Hill
Songwriting is not just a simple craft. It involves certain technicalities. It is not a loose art at all. If you want to ensure that you can progress your songwriting skills, I do recommend that you should check this article. I have listed some effective tips that can help you grow as a songwriter.
Most of you are here because of the common interest in songwriting. As simple as it sounds, the art is quite complex. Being able to write a song is never an easy feat. Finding the right words and rhythm is more than establishing some poetic lines. There’s still a lot of technicalities that involve it.
Of course, the story will take a different turn from the moment you decide that you want to become a pro. The difference between a pro songwriter and a hobbyist is the demand. Professionals will always write, whether they are inspired or not. That task is not a walk in the park. Perhaps you would just want to establish a point in where all the conditions are conducive for songwriting. But then again, that’s just the facade.
Here are some of the tips that can help you write songs better and more efficiently. (more…)
Having a knack for songwriting is a gift. Being able to share that gift with the people is a blessing. Most amateur songwriters enter a song-writing contest to showcase their talent to the a wider audience. Well, it’s nice to have people listen to your song, but it would be better if you would win that song contest and be given an opportunity to share your song to a wider market. What are the things to consider when joining a songwriting contest? Read on and keep this list in mind. (more…)