Progressions: Songwriting

Section 1 -Getting Started

Songwriter in a songwriting process. A male composer write lyrics on a notebook while play

Week 1

"You write a hit the smae way you write a flop" - Alan Jay Lerner

Tuesday, August 30th, 2022

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Tuesday - Introduction

  - How to navigate this course

      - Key chart

      - Rhyming dictionary

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  - The Songwriting Process

  - The Audience

  - Finding Inspiration

Thursday - Doing the work!

  - Habits to develop

  - Show up to the easel           

  - Your writing habits

  - Obstacles

Section 1 Writing Prompts

Class Recordings

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Week 2

"I started being a songwriter by pretending I could do it, and it turned out I could." - James Taylor

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Thursday, September 8, 2022

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Week 3

The more time you spend writing the "luckier" you will get.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2022

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

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Week 4

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” - Thomas Edison

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

Thursday, September 22nd, 2022

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Resources

Books and Magazines

-1000 Songwriting Ideas - By Lisa Aschmann

- American Songwriter

- Poets and Writers

- Songwriting Magazine

Websites and Blogs

- Rhymezone.com