Being consistent in your writing schedule teaches you to go out and grab inspiration instead of waiting around for it. This is a good skill to have if you want to make a career out of your songwriting.
- [Instructor] Not only is it a good idea … to have a regular place to write, … it is a good idea to have a regular time to write. … What this does is it teaches you to be consistent, … and by writing consistently, … you will learn how to consistently access … as opposed to wait for inspiration, … which is really the hallmark of a professional writer. … So by setting up a regular time to write, … you will be building a skill … that will really allow you to dig into your writing … and know how to access inspiration on a regular basis, … and this is how you move from a hobbyist to someone … who is able to actually make a career out of songwriting. … …
This course was created by Cliff Goldmacher. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.
- Staying organized
- Embedding metadata
- Scheduling a regular time to write
- Deciding which songs to demo
- Setting up social media accounts
- Pitching songs
- Joining a pitch organization
- Attending music conferences
- Joining a songwriting organization
- Reaching out to new co-writers
- Reading about the music business
- Researching publishers and other successful artists
- Registering songs with your PRO
Skill Level Intermediate
20 Unofficial Rules of Songwritingwith Cliff Goldmacher35m 30s Beginner
Songwriting Techniques with Chordswith Julian Velard2h Intermediate
2. Song Demos
5. The Music Industry
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