This song exercise is great to use if you’re stuck on a song line and can’t seem to make the song work. It’s a great way to spur new ideas and something you can use whenever you need to get out of a rut.

The goal is to force you to find new words or ways to phrase what you’re trying to say. Have your rhyming dictionary ready!

  • Pick a song you like
  • Identify the rhyme pattern for each of its parts
  • Now take a song you’ve been working on (in progress) and use the new rhyme pattern
  • Change rhyme pattern as needed and the song dictates