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Editing your lyric

Editing your lyric: Write Think and Act Like a Professional Songwriter
Editing your lyric: Write Think and Act Like a Professional Songwriter

Making sure your opening line is strong is a great first step in reviewing your lyric. Experienced lyricist Cliff Goldmacher also reminds you to make sure your verse imagery is concrete so that your listener is immediately engaged in your story. Also, keep in mind that your chorus has to be the summary of your song's message. This songwriting training video also suggests making sure your lyrics not only read well but are singable.

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