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The complete idiot's guide to the art of songwriting

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Release the songs inside you! Imagine writing songs that have the same powerful effect on others as your favorite songs have on you! Songwriting is an art, but fortunately it's an art you can learn. If you have song ideas but don't know how to combine them with the right lyrics and melodies to express yourself, you're come to the right place. This helpful guide is packed with everything a beginning songwriter needs to know to hit all the right notes. In it you get-

A primer on the structure of songs and how they're pieced together, along with a breakdown of the genres you can write for. Hints for finding inspiration and battling through songwriter's block. Guidance on writing lyrics that really tell your story and choosing the best title for your song. Easy-to-follow lessons on combining notes and chords into successful melodies, harmonies, and rhythms. Advice on editing and fine-turning your songs and knowing when to call in a co-writer or collaborator. Tips for creating demos of your songs and sharing your work online. Information on selling your songs and making a living in the music business.
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