Recommended Song Writing Books
All the best songwriting books to help you improve your craft.
Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative. An inspiring guide to creativity in the digital age, Steal Like an Artist presents ten transformative principles that will help readers discover their artistic side and build a more creative life
The Complete Rhyming Dictionary: Including The Poet’s Craft Book
The Complete Rhyming Dictionary s the Rhyming Dictionary Pat Patterson recommends in his classes and his books: Essential Guide to Rhyming, Writing Better Lyrics, Songwriting and more
Songwriting Thesaurus Roget’s International Thesaurus
As well as The Complete Rhyming Dictionary, Thesaurus Roget's International Thesaurus is the Thesaurus Pat Patterson recommends in his classes and books:
Songwriting Master Class | Lyric Secrets Revealed
Songwriting Masterclass with Pat Pattison (Songwriting Essentials) - Pat Pattison is a professor at Berklee College of Music, where he teaches lyric writing and poetry
Pat Pattison’s Songwriting: Essential Guide to Rhyming: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Rhyming for Poets and Lyricists
Pat Pattison's Songwriting: Essential Guide to Rhyming: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Rhyming for Poets and Lyricists.
Songwriting: Essential Guide to Lyric Form and Structure: Tools and Techniques for Writing Better Lyrics (Songwriting Guides)
. Veteran songwriter Pat Pattison has taught many of Berklee College of Music's best and brightest students how to write truly great lyrics.
Songwriting Without Boundaries: Lyric Writing Exercises for Finding Your Voice
Songwriting Without Boundaries: Lyric Writing Exercises for Finding Your Voice by Pat Pattison. Here is another book I recommend for writing lyrics. I have many Pat Patterson books and took some of his courses online and they are nothing short of amazing. More recommended books from Pat Pattison: Writing Better Lyrics Quick Tip From Pat Pattison How to Electrify Your Writing with Verbs: A Songwriting Lesson with Pat Pattison Songwriting Without Boundaries: Lyric Writing Exercises for Finding Your Voice Infuse your lyrics with sensory detail! Writing great song lyrics requires practice and discipline. Songwriting Without Boundaries will help you commit to routine practice through fun writing exercises. This unique collection of more…
Pat Pattison Writing Better Lyrics
Writing Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades. Now this revised and updated 2nd Edition provides effective tools for everything from generating ideas, to understanding the form and function of a song, to fine-tuning lyrics.
Song Maps: A New System to Write Your Best Lyrics
Whether you're just starting out as a songwriter, you're an experienced songwriter or just looking for a new perspective on the beautiful craft of songwriting, Song Maps – A New System to Write Your Best Lyrics offers fresh insights to help you write your very best lyrics.
The Organized Songwriter: How to Create Space to Write Your Best Songs
The Organized Songwriter: How to Create Space to Write Your Best Songs offers fresh insights to help you be more productive. Just like a pro.