Sheri is a story-creator and worlds-creator, and occasionally does a "Made to Create Interview." Here's one she did recently, to dig into what I have learned in my several decades of song-writing:
A Songwriting Tip
Lying in bed this morning— in those drowsy, almost-awake, musings— I realized I was in my all-too-frequent pattern of mentally beating myself up.
Several stupid mistakes I had made in volleyball last evening bounced through my mind, mixing with other assorted 'failures' until suddenly a new song [see my iPhone screen-shot, above] came to me— all the words of the first verse arriving with the melody.
If you're like me, you're always striving to become a BETTER songwriter. You play with it, work at it... always seeking ways to make better music, quicker!
Here are some win-win ways good for amateurs and experts alike.
1. Buy a box of file folders, and G.O. (Get Organized). Don't do like I did! Years ago I put my first 20 or so songs
Purpose of Blog
Tips... Insights... Song-writing How-to... Critiques... Time-saving Methods... to help make YOU a joyful bard for the Lord.