Category Archives: Lyrics

Finding Your Creativity

Sometimes, it can be difficult to just sit down and decide you are going to write a song. Creativity doesn’t always come when you expect it or want it to. Today I will be sharing some tips from myself and … Continue reading

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Collaboration at a Distance

While we are all trying not to catch a virus, yet also go about our lives, the question comes about, how do we collaborate with other musicians? How can we create a hit song without having our regular in-person jam … Continue reading

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Facebook Live Alternatives

Now that Facebook has essentially given the middle finger to artists by not allowing musicians to livestream music on their platforms, Facebook Live and Instagram Live, it’s time to consider our options. Now, just what are our other options? I … Continue reading

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To ReverbNation or Not to ReverbNation?

When it comes to social media sites, ReverbNation sounds like the perfect site for artists and bands. After all, their tagline is even “Artists First”. However, the site may not provide quite the boost in fans artists are hoping for. … Continue reading

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The Perfect Demo

As time goes on it is becoming easier and easier to make a good demo for pitching. Now that doesn’t mean publishers are looking for demos ready for the radio, just something that shows off your song and your ability … Continue reading

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Hooks

Many catchy songs include hooks woven into them to catch the listener’s ear. The hook is the part of the song that helps the listener remember the song and want to hear it again. There is no wrong way to … Continue reading

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Promoting Your Songs

The hard part of the music industry is the promotion of your music especially when you are doing it alone. There are many ways to promote your music especially with the technology of today. Social media is a main way … Continue reading

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What you should bring to a co-writing session

At a songwriting co-write session, you should be open. Co-writing is teamwork and you need to be prepared to take criticism and incorporate the other’s ideas. Be vulnerable. Songwriting is sometimes therapy for people and when co-writing you need to … Continue reading

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Rhyming Lyrics

Rhyming is a very common and useful literary device in songwriting. It is a way to help your song flow and sound more connected. Rhyming is also useful for keeping your listeners interested in your song. For songwriting, rhyming is … Continue reading

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When Should You Write?

Songwriting is a skill that you build as time goes on. You don’t just sit down and write a number one hit, you need to be ready for when the inspiration hits you. So, to be ready for that inspiration, … Continue reading

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