Poetry offers a great starting place for developing lyric ideas, but poetry and songs don’t always flow the same way — here’s how to tell if it’s working.
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Learn to improve your songwriting with these tips, stories, and resources to help you break out of a creative rut and start writing better music. For more help, check out Soundfly’s course, The New Songwriter’s Workshop.
Action always invariably beats inaction; here’s a set of tools to help you battle your lacking confidence, and create with active fervor!
Your songs should take listeners to exciting destinations and tell exciting stories, but in order to do that they need a lyrical road map: Song Form.
Whether writer’s block has got you down or you’re just looking for a few tools for consistent brainstorming, here are nine places to look for lyric ideas.
Using my own experience setting a poem by Pablo Neruda to music, I offer tips on what to consider when composing music to poetry. Check it out!
Object writing is a great songwriter’s tool for generating new song ideas, new perspectives, and fresh observations. Here’s how it works.
What does it mean to “steal like an artist” versus like a thief? Austin Kleon helps explain the difference, and we’ve got advice as to how to do it!
How do you morph admiration into inspiration while avoiding unacknowledged theft of song ideas? Borrowing with respect and intention is how.
Making mistakes along the path of your career is part of, well, your career. But some mistakes can lead to tragic roadblocks, here are five ways to prepare.
Inspiration may strike like lightning, but just about as frequently, so go out and find your own stories, ideas, characters, and narratives in these blogs!