This is an ever growing list of books, podcasts, websites, courses, and apps recommended from the brilliant minds within our group. Bookmark this page for your reference.
- Writing Better Lyrics by Pat Pattison.
- The Craft of Songwriting: Music, Meaning, & Emotion by Scarlet Keys
- Tunesmith: Inside the Art of Songwriting by Jimmy Webb
- Murphy's Laws of Songwriting by Ralph J. Murphy
- Popular Lyric Writing: 10 Steps to Effective Storytelling by Andrea Stolpe
- The Complete Rhyming Dictionary by Clement Wood
- The Frustrated Songwriter's Handbook by Karl Coryat
Websites and Courses
- Songwriting: the Lyrics – Berklee online free Coursera course.
- Rhyme brain – Super simple rhyming dictionary
- Holistic songwriting
- Speedsongwriting – Great for musicians who have the fundamentals of their instrument down.
- Songwriter Pad
- Music Memos for iPhone
- Trello - Powerful organizational tool.
- Spire by iZotope – work with bluetooth hardware or multitrack record with device microphone.
–Rigel Windsong Little Deer Thurston
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