Song Prompts

Song Prompt: The Life Of An Historic Character

There are great characters who create great stories throughout history. The best thing about those stories is that all you have to do is a little research, find the human side of all the facts, and...

Song Prompt: Picture Of Yourself

I recently got a song prompt at a songwriting workshop (yes - a virtual workshop), that initially I was going to pass on.  The prompt?  Find a picture of yourself and write a song about it. In the...

Song Prompt: Hometown Theme

You can find quite a few songs with a hometown theme. That's because they're usually great places to write about - for a few reasons: Hometowns are idyllic for many, and a source of pride - or some...

Song Prompt: Start With The Chorus

It's pretty easy to start a song with a Chorus. But how do you do it well? And . . . why even start with a chorus? Usually, you start with the chorus to get the song focused on the vibe and the...