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Networking That Works

One of the first questions I ask songwriters and artists I work with is, “what are you doing to network with other writers and artists?”

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How to Use Sensory Language in Lyrics

Lately I’ve been blogging about the significance of sensory language in our lyric writing. But even as we songwriters know how important imagery is

Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton Shares Insights On Lyric Writing

Andrea Stolpe talks songwriting with producer/engineer Young Guru, known for his work with Jay-Z, Alicia Keyes, Beyonce, Rihanna, Ludacris, and Ghostface Killah.

Common Lyric Writing Roadblocks…and Ways to Overcome Them

As our newest creative group is about to get underway, I’m thinking about some of the frustrations they’ve expressed with their writing and how to guide them through these challenges.

5 Steps to More Inspiration

There are a few things we songwriters can do to increase the odds we’ll write something slightly more rare and coveted than our average gleaning.