Paul Kelly Talks About His Songwriting Process

Here is a two part video featuring one of Australia’s most treasured singer/songwriters Paul Kelly talking about what songwriting means to him, how he writes his songs and a little bit about his life along the way. Fascinating and very insightful indeed… Enjoy! Until next time, keep on writing, Corey StewartAll About Songwriting

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Songwriting – Just Show Up And Do The Work

From all of my years of writing songs, one of the main lessons I’ve learnt is that in order to be prolific, you need to be consistent. You need to just show up and do the work. There is no use in learning how to write verses, choruses, bridges, middle eights if you don’t take […]

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6 Ways You Can Find Songwriting Ideas Everywhere.

I’m a great believer that songwriting ideas are everywhere and all you need to do is to allow yourself to tap into the void and somehow, let the songwriting ideas come to you. These sentiments are echoed in Erin McAnnally’s wonderful article titled “6 Songwriting Tips for Finding Melodies in the Space Around You” which appeared recently […]

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What I’ve Learnt About Writing Songs By Playing Covers

Personally, I love learning covers in my own unique way almost as much as writing and playing my own music. The main reason for this is that by learning to play covers that have been proven to be hit songs themselves, I know I’ll learn how to write my own songs better. Here are some […]

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The Five Pillars Of The Songwriting Process

A songwriting process is defined as “… a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end,” the end of course being the completion of a song. Songs are what makes the global music industry go round and the more that songwriters are empowered and educated about their own brand of […]

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What Is “All About Songwriting” Anyway?

Hi there, my name is Corey Stewart and I’m a singer/songwriter, musician and blogger from Australia and songwriting is a craft, an art-form, a process, an emotional outlet and (most importantly) a way of life for me. I’ve created All About Songwriting to help all songwriters anywhere, at any level, expand on what songwriting knowledge they already have or, […]

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