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101 Songwriting Prompts: Quick Ideas for Writing Songs!

Let’s face it: songwriting is HARD sometimes. So if you need some quick ideas to break out of a rut or find inspiration, you’re in luck! Sometimes the muse hides in the shadows, leaving creatives yearning for a spark. “Improve Songwriting” offers a lighthouse in the form of “101 Songwriting Prompts: Quick Ideas for Writing […]

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Essential Tools for Lyric-Leaning Artists and Songwriters

All songs, and musical genres, are not created equal. This is to say that the same qualities and characteristics we value about one song style won’t necessarily match those of another. In the article “Essential Tools for Lyric-Leaning Artists and Songwriters” by Andrea Stolpe, the focus is on the nuanced differences and similarities across musical […]

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4 Exercises for Writing Unique and Creative Lyrics – How To Write Songs

Many songwriters find themselves in a rut when it comes to lyric writing. Often, the issue is that the lyrics they write don’t match up with the lyrics they admire. This might be because they perceive their lyrics as boring, overly literal or too stale. To help combat this issue, we’ll be going through 4 […]

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Writing Tools for Lyric-Leaning Artists and Songwriters — Andrea Stolpe

Below are what I believe are some of the most essential songwriting practices to thrive within ‘lyric-forward’ song styles. If it’s helpful, consider building your own daily or weekly routine off these practices. Andrea Stolpe’s article delves into the nuances of songwriting, particularly focusing on the ‘lyric-forward’ style. She emphasizes that understanding one’s sound and […]

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Have You Mastered All 7 of These Basic Rhyme Schemes?

Have you been using the same rhyme schemes over and over? Try a new one from this list of 7. The article from The Lyric Writer’s Workroom, titled “Have You Mastered All 7 of These Basic Rhyme Schemes?”, delves into the world of rhyme schemes, an essential tool for songwriters and poets. The author, Nicholas […]

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Lyric Writing 101: Mastering Songwriting Essentials – Speed Songwriting

Ever wonder why certain songs stick in your head, tugging at your heartstrings? It’s not just the melody – it’s the magic woven into every word. Discover the secret recipe behind unforgettable lyrics with our exclusive guide The article from Speed Songwriting delves into the profound art of lyric writing, emphasizing that lyrics are much […]

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The Advantages of Collaborating With a Lyricist

Some people are hesitant around collaboration because they would rather not share the limited copyright pie available with someone else. But if it made your life easier and increased your overall output (and possibly even your income) then why not? One thing to remember; a good lyricist should also understand music, how and why it […]

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8 Great Tips To Write Better Lyrics In Your Songs

Have you ever felt stuck writing lyrics for your songs and just don’t know how to move on? Sometimes going out for a breath of fresh air can help you clear your mind. Maybe you are looking for a shortcut, a solution or a clue. The article “8 great tips to write better lyrics in […]

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7 Things Every Lyricist Should Know | Disc Makers Blog

If you are a lyricist, or if you also write melody but you think your strength is more lyric, this is for you. And if you’re a melody writer who works with some lyricists, this is for you so you can play camp counsellor to your lyricist friends The blog article from Disc Makers, titled […]