In this series, we’ve focused on some tools that can make things easier on us during the songwriting process. We’ve focused on some useful tools for capturing and researching. Now it’s time to touch base on the most important part of songwriting. TOOLS FOR REFINING Every good songwriter will tell you that writing songs isn’t always easy or fun. It … Read More
I’m currently doing a series on songwriting that focuses on the tools that help facilitate a lifestyle of inspiration, creativity, and craftsmanship. Understanding the distinctions between these three ingredients can go a long way for any creative person no matter what the art form. In my last post I focused on the tools necessary for capturing moments of inspiration. Here … Read More
As I mentioned in my previous post, songwriting is made up of three important ingredients: inspiration, creativity, and craftsmanship. And if we were to break the science of songwriting down a little further I would say the following categories are vital to consider: Capturing -methods used to keep your ideas and moments of inspiration from leaving you Researching -gathering and … Read More
In this series, I’d like to share some thoughts on the process of songwriting. I also will mention some tools that writers should use during that process. Every creative person has a unique approach to what they do; however, there are some basic principles that we should all apply.