Songwriting

Why won’t anyone record my song?

Every songwriter’s dream is to have their music picked up by an artist who loves the song and feels like their fans would too. But sometimes, songwriters spend years trying to get their music in front of artists to no avail. How does this happen? And more importantly,...

How much money do you make if someone records your song?

While most songwriters would consider their work to be a “labor of love,” those who write for a living (or want to) must deal with a painful reality: It’s really hard to get someone to record YOUR song. And as hard as that is, it’s even harder to actually get paid for...

If I’ve written a song, how do I record a demo?

Writing a song is a huge accomplishment—one of those things very few people will ever do in their lifetime. But writing a song is just the beginning of a much longer journey.  Some have written hundreds of songs and never took the next step: recording a...

Songwriting Essentials: Tools and Online Resources

Songwriting Tips Songwriting Essentials: Tools and Online Resources Before you get started, or while you’re in the process, there are a few things that can help make your life a little easier. Thanks to modern technology there are many incredible resources you can...

Pouring Emotion Into Your Song

When I write, there are a few priorities I focus on that will have a major  impact with the song. On the top of the list is "pouring emotion into your song". I want the listener to "feel something" when they hear it.  If they do, I feel I have succeeded at...

Writing Christmas & Seasonal Songs

I have always been a big fan of Christmas music since childhood, especially all the Christmas classics most of which were written in the 30's, 40's and 50's. To this day millions of people play them over and over during the Holidays....and never seem to tire of them....

Writing Bluegrass Gospel Music

Ever since I got the songwriting bug back in the mid 1980's, writing Gospel music has been very important to me. I've always been a man of Faith, and became fascinated by some of the Bluegrass Gospel songs I'd hear on recordings and at festivals back in those days....

Songwriting Essentials: Words You Need To Know

During your songwriting process you’ll hear a few words that may sound like another language to you. You’ll need to know the meanings of these words in order to communicate with fellow songwriters or artists. Some you may already, but there may be some you still don’t...

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