Songwriting Tips, News & More

8 Great New Year’s Resolutions for Songwriters

 by Karen Randle

 

Another year is in the books—finally. For songwriters, the turn of the calendar is a great time to...

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USA Songwriting Competition Winner Joanie Leeds receives a Grammy Nomination

 by Karen Randle

Joanie Leeds, First Prize winner of the 2013 USA Songwriting Competition (as well as our current...

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Top 8 Tips for Writing a Great Christmas Song

 by Karen Randle

The leaves are gone, and there’s a chill in the air. The holidays must be approaching! As a...

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Top 8 Tips To Use Rhyme To Enhance Your Lyrics

 by Karen Randle

Rhyme is one of the most important tools a songwriter can use to make their work stand out. A...

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7 Great Ways to Get Ideas for Writing Songs

 by Karen Randle

How is it that professional songwriters can keep pumping out hit after hit, yet you’re stuck banging...

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Top 10 Ideas for Writing Great Melodies

 by Karen Randle

As a songwriter finding a great melody is like a miner spotting a flake of gold. It doesn’t guarantee...

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7 Ways of Letting Go of Perfectionism to Write Better Songs

 by Karen Randle

Many of us believe perfectionism is positive. However, in Songwriting and music creation, it is...

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10 Simple Steps to Write a Song

 by Karen Randle

Are you interested in writing a song? Don't know how to begin writing a song? Here are 10 simple...

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5 Secrets to Writing a Great Chorus

 by Karen Randle

The chorus is the “heart” of the song. It is the part of the song where your audience can't wait to...

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[EXPERT SONGWRITING ADVICE] Writing About Current Events from a Different Perspective

 by Sara Light

“With history piling up so fast, almost every day is the anniversary of something awful.” – Writer &...

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