Writing Better Lyrics
Here are some great tips, books, and videos for stepping up your lyric writing. Top recommend books: Songwriting Thesaurus Roget’s International Thesaurus - The Complete Rhyming Dictionary: Including The Poet’s Craft Book - Pat Pattison Writing Better Lyrics - Essential Guide to Rhyming: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Rhyming for Poets and Lyricists.
7 tips to write better lyrics for beginners (from the pros)
The craft of lyric writing can be a challenge. With these 7 tips, anyone can write better lyrics and the best part is they are easy to apply, even for beginners. When we have some techniques for how to write better lyrics we can easily overcome things like writer's block. So even if you are a beginner this video will give you some pro tips on how to write song lyrics.
HOW TO WRITE VAGUE LYRICS (that mean something)
Can we write vague lyrics that still mean something? when I say vague lyrics, I don’t mean that we are unclear about what we want to say. I mean it in the sense of wanting to write our songs in a more nuanced, poetic, and implicit way.
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
Songwriting Master Class with Pat Pattison (Berklee Alumni)
Join Pat Pattison, Berklee professor, for a songwriting master class. Pat answers questions from alumni, walks through songs-in-progress, and talks about best practices and recommended tips.
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.
How to Write Great Lyrics by No Fun Haus
How to Write Great Lyrics by No Fun Haus. Here's Interesting lyric writing technique to try out.
How to Generate Lyrical Ideas for Songwriting
How to Generate Lyrical Ideas for Songwriting . Martin Sutton is the founder of Songwriting Academy, the only place online where aspiring songwriters and artists can learn songwriting from a team of songwriters who have sold over 500 million records collectively.
Secrets To Writing Lyrics
Below are some really cool videos about writing lyrics, I personally love Pat Patterson’s courses and books. You can find out more of my personal favorites courses and books on the Songwriter’s resource page. Berklee Online Songwriting Clinic: Lyric Writing With Pat Pattison In this free songwriting clinic, Berklee College of Music Professor and Berklee Online course author, Pat Pattison, offers tips for lyric writing. He is joined by Senior Academic Advisor, Mark Hopkins. Pat Pattison is an author, clinician and Berklee Professor of Lyric Writing and Poetry whose students have composed for major artists and written number one songs. At Berklee, he developed the curriculum for the only songwriting…