Below is a video I found by Author and Producer Jeff Bollow called “Writer’s Block Instant Cure.” I must say, when I saw the title I was instantly curious but after watching the video a few times I realised that Jeff has succinctly defined: What writers block is and the part your inner critic has… Read More VIDEO: The Cure For (Song) Writers Block – Found?
Lately I’ve been looking over my old songbooks, half finished songwriting ideas and my recording archives to see if there are any thing that I can rewrite, reboot, update or restore in any way. Sometimes I get inspired by this exercise but for most of the time I don’t. For me, it very much depends on what… Read More My Take On Rewriting Older Songs
I have been writing songs for just over 30 years now and I don’t think I’ve even scratched the surface of defining what the songwriting process means to me. For me, songwriting is much more involved than just the song as an end product. No, to me it encompasses a whole creative process. Writing songs is… Read More Doing The Work – Defining Your Songwriting Process
Call me old fashioned but I still prefer writing songs with a pen to paper rather than to use a word processor. There have been many times where I’ve attempted to use a computer keyboard and word processor instead of pen and paper to jot down my songwriting ideas and I’ve found that each time… Read More Writing Songs – Pen And Paper VS Keyboard And Word Processor
To date, the most popular post of all time on All About Songwriting is called Songwriting Tool: Random Generators And Writing Prompts which is a small list of websites that would help spark off some inspiration in times of creative drought. It’s the most popular because it seems that there’s a lot of songwriters out there… Read More The BIG List Of Songwriting Prompts And Lyric Generators