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What is the best way to start writing lyrics?

June 12th, 2018 by

start writing lyricsOne of our reader’s asked the following question:

What is the best way to start writing lyrics?

I really appreciate the chance to answer readers questions. One think I believe is helpful is many questions are never asked. Since that never are asked there is no opportunity to answer them. That is why I like reader questions. Many times the question asked could be the one that will help you with your songwriting efforts.

There are several ways to start writing lyrics.  I will do my best to explore each one. Hopefully it will inspire you to write many songs. (more…)

Eleven Useful Tips to Help You Write Amazing Songs

April 15th, 2014 by

eleven songwriting tips for amazing songs
When it comes to writing songs there are certain tasks that will help improve the working process.  This working process will help build a better work ethic.  Songwriting is a process and certain processes will guide the songwriting.  Here are song things to consider when writing your next amazing songs.

1. Have a specific concept or idea in mind

Always have a specific purpose in mind before you begin writing a song. You need to be clear and focus on what your song’s purpose is.  Is the song about an issue you have great passion?  Is it about a relationship?  Is it about a specific event? Know this before you begin. (more…)

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    Here’s a quick list of deadlines (that are not self-imposed) that you will run into as your career develops. 1) The Publisher’s Deadline; 2) a Movie Deadline, and 3) an Album Deadline. While all of these deadlines are somewhat self-explanatory, remember that when they say ‘the deadline is thus-and-such a dateÉ’ they mean it, so get it done and get it submitted on time.