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USA Songwriting Competition Winner Wouter Kellerman receives a Grammy Nomination

 by Karen Randle

USA Songwriting Competition winner Wouter Kellerman has earned himself a nomination at the upcoming...

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10 Tips for Composing Your Own Music

10 Tips for Composing Your Own Music

Transforming a thought or emotion into sound might seem like pure magic. And in...

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Grammy Win for USA Songwriting Competition Winner Joanie Leeds

 by Karen Randle

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

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7 Ideas for Creating Chord Progressions

[Expert Songwriting Advice] 7 Ideas for Creating Chord Progressionsby Gary Ewer

There are basic principles about the...

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11 Great Tips for Writing Better Lyrics

11 Great Tips for Writing Better Lyrics

Have you ever sat down to write a song, spent hours putting the perfect words...

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[Songwriting Ideas] Americana: Uncharted Territory

 by Pat Pattison

Over twenty years ago Gillian Welch released her seminal Revival into what can only be called ...

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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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