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Songwriting Tip: Melody Is Like A Fingerprint or Signature

Songwriting Tip: Melody Is Like A Fingerprint or Signature

by Harriet Schock

 

In my songwriting course, I cover melody...

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Songwriting Tip: Walking that Line

Songwriting Tip: Walking that Lineby Harriet Schock

There’s a line between art and commerce and for some people, it’s...

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Songwriting Tip: Dealing With Song Critiques

Songwriting Tip: Dealing With Song Critiques

by Harriet Schock

In my opinion, bad song critiquing has gotten more... Read More >>

Pictures and the Physical Plane

PICTURES AND THE PHYSICAL PLANE

by Harriet Schock

Whether it’s a song, a speech, a story or a novel, you have to use...

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Songwriting Tips: Oysters and Muses

Songwriting Tips: Oysters and Muses

By Harriet Schock

An oyster makes a pearl when some foreign piece of matter, like...

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Songwriting Tip : Songs Are Small Things

by Harriet Schock

 

I tell my songwriting students this often. I tell myself this often. Songs are small things. Unlike...

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Songwriting Tip: Gotta Love That Wrong Note

GOTTA LOVE THAT WRONG NOTE  by Harriet Schock

 There’s a lot to say about “wrong notes” but I’m going to concentrate...

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Songwriting Tip : Where's The Chorus

WHERE’S THE CHORUS?

by Harriet Schock

 

As a panelist at a songwriting conference recently, I wandered into a nearby...

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Songwriting Tip: Julianne Moore is Right

by Harriet Schock

A long-time student of mine, Michelle Krell, brought me a quote from Julianne Moore, winner of the...

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Songwriting Tip: The Lover and the Beloved in Your Song

The Lover and the Beloved in Your Song

 by Harriet Schock

Songwriters can’t escape writing a love song at one time or...

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