The Song Foundry is about sharing great songwriting ideas with the world. We think smart songwriters are better songwriters. We think self-promotion is important but we think self-development is important too. We think everyone who wants access to first-rate songwriting training should be able to find it, so we started doing what we could to make it available online.


We launched our new website in Summer 2015 and it’s the the hub of everything we do: Articles packed with ideas, tips and inspiration, a Bookshelf of useful resources by some great authors, and access to Skype Coaching for anyone who wants some one-on-one attention. From time to time you’ll be able to hang out with us in real life too: we’re working on Masterclasses, Courses and in-person Coaching opportunities around the world as we think we can best serve our community.


Ed Bell

Ed Bell is a writer, musician and educator. He’s a mix of old-school values and new-school ideas. He’s worked on writing projects in London, New York and Shanghai. His theatre work has run at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Massachusetts, The Britten Theatre in London and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Ed was born in the UK, educated at Cambridge University and The Royal College of Music and now lives between Yorkshire, London and the US. His first book, The Art of Songwriting, was published in July 2017.

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