Do you love to write songs? Does songwriting define who you are? Or is there a songwriter in you just dying to get out? Let me share with you some tips and ideas that will help you put some sparkle in your songs.
I wrote mediocre songs for years! Now I can honestly say I'm thrilled with the songs I write. The secret is to keep pushing for something better.
I believe the most important part of writing a song is the re-write. Finishing your first draft is definitely cause for celebration. But don't stop there!
Keep peeling back the layers to reveal the truesong underneath. Strive to say the same thing in less words and with more punch.
If you're a beginner remember this:
Every great songwriter was once a beginner.
Sure, it's true that some people seem to have a knack for writing songs. But the fact is, songwriting is a craft that can be learned and mastered.
Great songwriters know this. They became great writers because they never stopped working on their craft.
This site is designed to help you work on yourcraft.
You can learn how to get better at writing songs. All that's needed is regular practice.
I'll show you how easy and important it is to...
If you're not a great musician, don't worry. You don't need to play an instrument well learn how to write a song. You just need to know a few basic chords. (Or collaborate with somebody who does.)
If you want to record your songs you'll find many useful recording tips.
We'll cover everything from building a home recording studio to laying down great-sounding tracks.
And if you want to take your songs to the next level,
check out some of the best ways of getting your songs heard by a music publisher.
Presenting yourself to the music industry is a big step. Learn how to make a good first impression.
You'll find this website jam-packed with helpful, practical tips that work.
All you need to do is provide the desire and the commitment to work on writing songs a little every day.
Songwriting is my passion! There is no other feeling quite like giving birth to a brand new song, and watching it grow from those first tentative scribblings into the full-blown finished recording. Fantastic!
Okay, let's get started...