Songwriting Tips And Articles
Read the songwriting articles below to get creative songwriting tips and advice that will help you write better music and develop your songwriter skills.
Why Your Songs Sound Boring And How To Avoid That
NEW!Do your songs sound boring and lifeless? I know how you feel! My first songs all sounded that way - and not because I was still learning hot to write music. It was because I did not add a very specific element to my songs: I did not add the element of CONFLICT. Every hero in fiction needs a worthy antagonist - and songs make no exception. Click here to see how to write songs with an antagonist and how this will give the right "zest" to your compositions.
How To Be Ready When Musical Inspiration Strikes
When inspiration strikes, you need to be ready for it. The more you practiced the technical side of your songwriting, the easier the song will come out of you... and the more and better songs you will be able to write. But how exactly can you practice your songwriting? Here are three easy ways that you can practice your songwriting skills, wether you are a beginner or an advanced songwriter
How To Use Musical Form To Write Great Songs
How do you go from a single musical idea to a whole song? This seems to be literally everybody's problem: I never met a songwriter that did not have to face it in their career. It's actually really easy once you figure it out, as many people already have studied the solution to it in depth: you use "musical forms" to "cast" your ideas into a full composition. If you don't know anything (or just a little) about musical form yet, then you may not see right now how this help... so I will explain to you how to use musical form to finish a song. Click here to see how to use musical for to write great songs and finally finish all the songs that are waiting unfinished on your hard drive,
Creative Lyric Writing Secrets: Repeating Words For Fun And Profit
What is the most evident difference between spoken language and song lyrics? After a moment of reflection it should be evident: song lyrics repeat the same words more times and more often than what you do when you speak. Mastery of the lyrical repetition is a fundamental element in writing memorable and "catchy" lyrics. Click here to see how to master lyrical repetition in songs and I guarantee that once you know how to do it you will 'never ever ever' go back to your old ways.
How To Capture Inspiration And Write A Song With It
What is the very first thing you should do when you are struck by inspiration? Grab your instrument and start composing? Fire up your computer to record your ideas? And how these ideas worked for you so far? if you are like most songwriters, by doing these things you lose inspiration very fast. So what should you do? Click here to see what is the first thing to do when inspiration strikes and you'll see that you will be able to write (and finish!) many more songs jus by doing this little simple thing.
How To Write A Meaningful, Complete Song
Do you come up often with great little musical ideas, but you never manage to finish a song? Do you have dozen unfinished songs and not one complete song? This is actually a very common situation among songwriters... but it does not have to be that way. In this article I show you a step-by-step process to write and especially FINISH your songs. Click here to see how to complete a song using the "Single Concept Songwriting" method.
What Is The Most Important Skill For A Songwriter To Master?
What is the MOST important skill that a songwriter needs to master? What is the skill that will make everything else easier for a songwriter? What is the skill that is a great starting point for a beginner songwriter to study? Click here to see what is the most important songwriting skill and how by learning it you will move to the next level.
Creative Lyric Writing Secrets: The Basics Of Lyric Writing
Writing creative lyrics for your songs... can it be done only by special people who "have the inspiration"? Well, this is certainly what THEY would like you to believe. The reality is that you can improve dramatically your lyric writing (even if you never wrote a line of poetry before) if you master the 3 basic elements of musical lyric writing. Click here to learn the basics of creative lyric writing and start improving your lyric writing today.
3 Steps To Improving Your Songwriting Fast
Are you not making fast progress toward your goal of becoming a great songwriter? To make faster progress, you need to 'pinpoint' your goals, create specific steps to achieve them and take consistent action. Learn the details of this process and become a better songwriter.
3 Quick And Easy Ways To Complete Your Song
Are you constantly getting stuck whenever you sit down to write a song? The reason you are getting stuck is likely that you do not know how to connect one section in your song to the next. Learn how to do this by reading this article with songwriting help.
4 Big Songwriting Mistakes That Kill Your Creativity
To become a great songwriter you must be able to consistently think of new ideas for your songs. To do this, you must avoid 4 common songwriting mistakes that are made by most musicians. Learn how by reading this article with ideas for writing songs.
How To Create Songs That Grab Your Listener's Attention
Want to write music that instantly grabs the attention of anyone listening? Learn how with the songwriting tips in this article about how to create songs in a way that gets people to stop and take notice.
How To Write Catchy Melodies For Your Songs
Want to know how to write catchy melodies that get stuck in the mind of your listeners? Although many songwriters struggle with this, you can quickly learn how by using the three powerful songwriting methods this article about writing melodies.
Why You Can't Write Music That Accurately Expresses Your Ideas
Do you struggle to write songs that sound how you want them to? Most likely, your current approach to songwriting limits self-expression. Learn how to write music that accurately expresses your ideas.
The 'Missing' Element Needed To Express Yourself In Music
Want to express yourself creatively in your songs? Use the songwriting tips, techniques and exercises in this article to enhance your music expression skills using one of the most powerful musical elements.
How To Write Better Songs With "Unity And Variety"
Does your music not sound how you want it to? If so, it is 'not' because you lack the ability to write good songs. Chances are, your music lacks a balance of unity and variety. Learn how to write songs using unity and variety with the songwriting tips in this article.
Write Better Songs For Guitar By Avoiding These 3 Mistakes
Looking for guitar songwriting tips? Musicians often make guitar music using a single, ineffective approach. To truly write great songs on guitar, you must develop many creative approaches to get consistent results. Read this article to learn how to write songs on guitar more creatively.
How To Write Song Lyrics That Match A Music Melody
Want to know how to use a musical melody with your song lyrics? Many musicians struggle to write lyrics because they can't match words to music. Learn how to write musical song lyrics by reading this songwriting article with tips on how to write a melody for lyrics.
How To Use Chords To Write Songs
Do you need chords to use in your songwriting? By understanding how chords work together, you gain the powerful ability to create songs with a sense of direction. Learn how to write common chord progressions by reading the songwriting tips in this article.
How To Use Your Favorite Songs To Write Music
A great way to improve your songwriting is to analyze the techniques used in the music you enjoy most. Learn how to use the main elements of songwriting to analyze your favorite songs.