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How to Dust off Your Old Songs and Give Them New Life

August 8, 2016

Hey babes! Today we’re gonna talk about what you can do with that big back-log of songs you wrote ages ago. The stuff that you…

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Every songwriter still needs to solo write

6 Damn Good Reasons Why Songwriters Need to Solo Write

August 5, 2016

Co-writing is an absolute blast! It’s basically like hanging out with your really good friends, then coming up with a song at the end that…

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Songwriting Tip: Quick Exercise for Uncovering Interesting, Fresh Hooks

April 20, 2016

Great hooks are soooooo hard to come by. Finding an awesome concept for a new song is like looking for a needle in a haystack.…

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How to Write Lyrics that Really Make a Difference

August 10, 2015

So you’ve been writing songs for a little while now. You’re familiar with structure, rhyme scheme, melody and putting together a good chord progression. Now…

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7 Things to Say in your First Co-Write with a New Co-Writer

August 1, 2015

Writing with a new co-writer for the very first time can be SO. NERVE WRACKING. Finding great co-writers is basically dating. You ask a lot of…

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What Makes A Great Song Great?

July 13, 2015

Throughout my whole college education, some of the best advice I ever got came from one of my drawing teachers. What he said was, “You can make…

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The Importance of Writing Really Terrible Songs

May 6, 2015

Believe it or not, it’s completely ok to suck. No really. It’s the honest truth. I promise I’m not trying to sell you anything. As…

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Why Writing Highly Personal Songs can Work in Your Favor

November 29, 2014

The other day, I was surfing Quora looking for conversations about songwriting, when one caught my eye. Someone had asked (to the extent of), “I write…

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Inspiring Songwriting Techniques: Use Pinterest to Tell a Story

November 18, 2014

Hey Fanciers! Today’s post is a quick songwriting tool to help you get the inspiration you need to write your next song on days when…

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The Verses are for You, the Chorus is for Everyone Else

November 11, 2014

That may be the best bit of songwriting craft advice I’d ever gotten.

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