126 Shortcuts to take your songs from good to great!
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Need to Write a Song?

SongWritingBooks.com — The very best tips and techniques for writing songs, writing lyrics, and making demos that help you sell your song. Isn’t it time you got paid for your music?


Shortcuts to Hit Songwriting helps you discover the melody and lyric writing techniques of today’s top songwriters. Learn why their songs are so successful. You can use the very same secrets to give your songs the power and edge that makes listeners want to hear them over and over again. Use the “Do It Now” exercises to get started right away!

  • 38 proven strategies for creating powerful,
    unforgettable lyrics

  • 30 simple ways to make your melody fresh,
    exciting, and memorable

  • How to use hit songs as “ghost songs”
    to get quick results

…plus 58 more Shortcuts to help you lay the groundwork, pick the perfect structure, and choose the chords to give your songs even more hit potential.



“For people serious about writing great songs, it’s got it all!”
– Kara DioGuardi, BMI “Songwriter of the Year,” American Idol judge


“This book is truly what its title proclaims—126 concrete tools to kick start your songwriting or take it to the next level.”
– Jason Blume, Hit songwriter, songwriting teacher, author of 6 Steps to Songwriting Success


“An excellent road map for writers at all levels. When you set out for success, it’s so easy to slip off the path—this is the songwriter’s GPS!”
– Ralph Murphy, Vice President, ASCAP Nashville