January 2020

6 Reasons Why Failure Is Your Friend in Songwriting

For all of the triumphs that you will experience as a songwriter, there are going to be a lot more failures along your songwriting journey. It’s just a part of life and this is beautifully explained in Cliff Goldmacher’s article Why Failure Is Your Friend In Songwriting. In his article he starts of by stating […]

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Here’s Some Songwriting Inspiration Tips For You

As songwriters, we all need a bit of inspiration every now and then to keep our songwriting process moving along. So… With this in mind I found a two part series of Songwriting Inspiration Tips from the Bandzoogle Blog that gives all of us songwriters a timely reminder that songwriting inspiration can be manufactured through disciplined […]

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Six Tips For Beating The Blank Page

I believe that songwriting tips, ideas and inspiration can come from anywhere. Especially in areas or disciplines that may not be directly related to writing songs. A great example of this comes from an article I found on the blogging and freelance writing website Copyblogger called 6 Tips for Beating the Blank Page. The article is […]

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Songwriters Block – Creative Tricks To Beat the Blank Page

I find inspiration in people who are doing right now what I intend to be doing in the future. One such person who greatly inspires me for that very reason is Joyce Kettering. She writes music to be licensed for media projects… Film, TV, games, any project that requires music. From what I can see, […]

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One Songwriter’s Trash Is Another Songwriter’s Treasure

You would’ve guessed by now through reading my blog that I’m a real fan of the songwriting process and the many ways that a song can be created. I’m also a great believer in not throwing anything away, no matter how small, bland, banal, silly or trivial you might think your songwriting ideas are. Now […]

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Any Songwriters Wishing To Collaborate? Let Me Know!

Let me cut to the chase right here, right now… This year I want to work with more lyricists, poets, writers and any other creative individuals. Are you out there? If you are, I’d love to talk with you. I’ve been taking a dip in the collaboration pool for a little while now and I’m […]

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Have Something To Say About Songwriting? I Want To Hear From You!

I firmly believe that everyone has a wealth of knowledge about something and if you have this knowledge about songwriting, the creative process, and the tips, tricks and strategies that go with it then I want to hear from you. How about submitting something to this blog for me to consider? I promise I won’t […]

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The 13 Love Song Ideas That Listeners Love

It’s generally accepted that most songs are written about the universally perennial topics of love and all of its complicated offshoots. Listeners (mainly females) just can’t get enough of love songs. From the innocent musings of early Lennon/McCartney Beatles tunes to the smooth contemporary vibes of songwriters like Ed Sheeran and John Legend, it seems […]

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10 Songwriting Resolutions for 2020

Now that we’ve kicked off the new decade, it’s the perfect time to start formulating your songwriting goals for 2020 and beyond. Personally, I love this time of year for this very reason. Planning what I’m going to do always gives me a sense of excitement for what lies ahead and for me, 2020 is […]

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Five Resolutions Every Songwriter Should Strive For In 2020

Well, it’s now 2020 and that means that any songwriting goal or new years resolution that you’ve been planning for is now ready to be tackled and achieved. Many songwriters including myself, will have similar goals to achieve for this year but this (end of) 2015 article 5 Resolutions Every Songwriter Should Set For The […]

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