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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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How To Write A Hit Song

How To Write A Hit Song

by Mark Cawley

 

If chart success is your songwriting goal, then you need to pay attention to...

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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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Show—Don’t Tell: 3 Steps to Writing Better Lyrics

Show—Don’t Tell: 3 Steps to Writing Better Lyrics

by Jason Blume      

 

 

Our goal, when we share a song, is to evoke...

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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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The 5 Minute Songwriting Class

The 5 Minute Songwriting Class

By Michael Anderson

 

          If you have been reading this series of articles you...

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Songwriting Tip: Why Play Other Songwriters’ Songs?

WHY PLAY OTHER WRITERS’ SONGS?

by Harriet Schock

Many songwriters start out in cover bands and play other people’s...

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Songwriting Tip: Five ways to Create Inspiration

Five ways to CREATE Inspiration

by Jimmy Brewer

We all know the feeling. You sit down to write your next song and...

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Songwriting Tip: Lyrics and Poetry

LYRICS AND POETRY

by Harriet Schock

I’ve noticed a lot of people confuse poetry and lyrics. I think reading poetry can...

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