It was amazing to hear the positive responses from my followers about the tips and tricks they got from my last blog, 7 tips on lyric writing. As songwriters and musicians, they truly benefit from it.
How about you? You probably had fun with the exercises and created a few stories by now. I hope you were also able to use them to re-arrange them into parts of song like lyrics.
If not, no problem whatsoever. Just comment below this blog here on the website. Maybe we can connect and find out together if we can make section one work better for you.
Remember 1 thing while you are working on your skills:
Rome wasn't build in 1 day.
It is important to take the time to learn the new skill(s) and play with them. Enjoy it and make mistakes, without getting stressed about it. Instead, have a laugh. You are going to make many more, so keep on going.
(I've been there, still get to the point of making new mistakes. And do not stop going into new mistakes. Hey, for what I know, making these blogs might be a mistake. ;-) )
Before we dive in, I would like you to realize this. There are way more techniques that come in to really using melodies in your songs, than the 7 I 'm going to give you.
It is not my intent to write all of them, but just a few unique ones to help you with. To play around with and explore different possibility's with those tips.
Tip 1 on Melody: