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Inspired Song Alerts, Issue #017 -- Beginner Songwriting 101
July 03, 2012

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Issue No. 017

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In This Issue...

Beginner Songwriting 101
Lets start with the basics...

Recommended Reading
How to Eliminate Stage Fright

Inspired Quote of the Month
A little shot of inspiration to keep you going through those dry spells!

Your Favourite Songwriting Process
Do you have a favourite songwriting process you’d like to share?

Beginner Songwriting 101

Are you looking for some beginner songwriting tips and advice? Then you’ve come to the right place! I’ll share with you some strategies that will help you on your way to becoming a better songwriter in no time.

But first, let me say that songwriting is an art and a craft, one that must be nurtured. Some people seem to have a knack for writing songs, but it takes more than natural talent. To move past the beginner songwriting phase and get really good at writing a song, one must practice. A lot.

All of the great, successful songwriters were once at the point you are at now. They found themselves drawn to this wonderful world of songwriting, and found that they possessed a natural ability for it. But this ability needed to be worked and practiced before they were able to write really good (or great) songs.

So here are a few tips to get you going on the road to becoming a better songwriter:

Write Regularly

There’s nothing like regular practice to improve your songwriting skills. There are a lot of songwriters out there who don’t seem to get this. They willingly practice their guitar playing or vocal techniques, but…

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Recommended Reading

How to Eliminate Stage Fright

Are you a performing songwriter? Do you ever find yourself gripped by stage fright? What if you could eliminate your stage fright and suddenly performing your songs (or anybody else's) was like taking a walk in the park?

My friend Anthony Ceseri has prepared this special report that reveals several approaches for overcoming the fear and anxiety you have when performing in front of an audience. Please do yourself a favor and grab this right now:

How to Eliminate Stage Fright from Your Performances

Mastering your stage fright is imperative to winning over new fans. Being comfortable on stage and owning the stage is what can take you from being average to nailing your performances.

Overcoming your stage fright isn't hard. There are a ton of techniques you can implement to help you do so. Being comfortable on stage is easier than you could have imagined. You just have to know how to do it. Which is why I'm so excited to share this with you today:

How to Eliminate Stage Fright from Your Performances

Inspired Quote Of The Month

"There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line." - Oscar Lavant, Pianist

Your Favourite Songwriting Process

Do you have a favourite songwriting process you’d like to share? Write about it here to share it with visitors to We’d love to read all about it!

Thanks for reading this issue of Inspired Song Alerts. If you liked what you read, please recommend it to your friends! They can sign up here
Until next time, happy writing!

All the best,
Richie Gilbert

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