Pro Tips

Why Co-Write At All?

It's a valid question. Why co-write at all?  I mean, you know how to write songs, and other people sort of get in the way of your ideas anyway. Valid . . . but . . . co-writing is a way for you to...

Co-Writing 101: Getting Started With Co-Writing

I get a lot of questions about co-writing and how co-writing happens in the room. The biggest question is what should I expect to happen when I'm co-writing with someone else, especially if I've...

Beats Per Minute: Online Tools

Beats per minute (BPM) is a major component of your song. It's basically the tempo of your song.  It helps set the overall tone of the message, creates the baseline for a groove, and provides one of...

Songwriters’ Notebooks: Nashville Pro Writers

Songwriters' notebooks are the holy grail of ideas, titles, hooks and great phrases. Afterall, a songwriter's notebook is a key piece of how things get done on a daily basis for many songwriters....