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How Stephen King Changed The Way I Write Lyrics


2018-02-09 Essay

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This year, I made a resolution to read a minimum of one book a month. I’m a writer by trade, be that articles, blogs or song lyrics, but for someone who works with words, I don’t spend nearly enough time reading them. On the recommendation of my partner, my first book of the year was Stephen King’s “On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft.” And boy, did she pick a doozie.

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3 Simple Hacks for Writing Great Lyrics Every Day


2018-01-07 Essay

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For many songwriters, lyric writing in the hardest part of the process. Coming up with inspiring chord sequences? Fine. Writing soaring vocal melodies? No problem. But finding the words to make that song really connect with the audience? That’s the tricky part.

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How to Create Better Song Lyrics


2017-12-08 Essay

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Lyrics are the words to a song. Through lyrics a songwriter conveys feelings, emotions, sets a tone or a mood, conveys truth or opinion, and tells a story to anyone who listens to the song. The words matter.

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