Being a better songwriter means being a better person. These five books will make you better at everything.
Every songwriter is different. But the common blocks that hold most would-be songwriters back usually aren’t. Hold onto your hats, because it’s time to burst through them.
The trick to writing a good song is to get three of its parts – its idea, its style and its hook – working together.
Writing is hard. Always. But staring down a blank page doesn’t have to be as scary as you think it is.
Prosody is all about how a song’s melody and lyrics work together. Here’s your three-step guide to mastering it.
A song can come from pretty much anywhere. Here are five tried-and-tested ways to start writing your next one.
Writing songs for a living isn’t quite like writing songs just for fun – in both bigger and smaller ways than you might think.
The best way to beat writer’s block: realize it doesn’t exist. Spoiler Alert: there’s no tooth fairy either.
Don’t let anyone tell you artists are a drain on society. The world needs Art, and here’s why.
Risky doesn’t come with guarantees. But safe does: guaranteed mediocrity.
Travel is great for the soul whatever you do. As artists, it’s one of the best ways to grow.
It can be tempting to feel jealous and insecure around other people’s success. But that won’t do you any favors.
Some simple tips for presenting your songs like a pro.
So many great songs work because they tell great stories. If the writing is coming slowly, it might be because you haven’t figured out what your song’s story is yet.
Sometimes we get insights from unlikely places. Here are some reasons developing as a songwriter and training at the gym aren’t as different as you might think.
Networking is nothing to fear. It’s just a word with a bad reputation for something that’s supposed to be fun. Here’s why.
It’s not enough just to create great work. You have to get it out there. When this means impressing the right people with your demos, you owe it to yourself to create only the best.
Seven simple things songwriters do to get themselves where they want to be.