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.
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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 than150 sense-bound prompts helps you develop the skills you need to:
• tap into your senses and inject your writing with vivid details
• effectively use metaphor and comparative language
• add rhythm to your writing and manage phrasing
Songwriters, as well as writers of other genres, will benefit from this collection of sensory writing challenges. Divided into four sections, Songwriting Without Boundaries features four different fourteen-day challenges with timed writing exercises, along with examples from other songwriters, poets, and prose writers.
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