Got writer’s block? Use these “Four Strategies of Creativity” to plan your next move.
For songwriters, it’s a perennial question: “Which should I write first, music or lyrics?”
As songwriters, we’re in the business of entertainment – giving our listener a moment’s escape from her daily struggles.
Poetry and music share a long history of mutual inspiration and collaboration. Modern song lyrics are just the most recent way that music and poetry
If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear? – Stevie Nicks
To say that I suffer from pre-show nerves is like saying that when you get hit by an atom bomb it hurts a bit. – Ozzy Osbourne, I Am Ozzy
When writing a song, songwriters often find themselves stalled out in the middle of a lyric – stranded on the outskirts of the chorus with no help in
When’s the last time you sat and listened wholeheartedly to a piece of music?
What pieces of writing do you find yourself returning to again and again in your thoughts? They could hold the key to your unique voice as a writer.
In a world of mass-produced goods and music, how can you set yourself apart as an individual?
Influence, people think about it as someone you like but influence is also what you're revolted by. In fact, often it's what you're running away
Warning: this one bad habit can become a serious drag on your desire to write songs.