Inspiration For Songwriters:
Tricks and Tips to Unlocking the
by Stan Swanson
172 pages, Paperback
1st Printing: August 2006
Retail price: $14.95
for Songwriters: Tips and Tricks to Unlocking the Muse was the first
title available in the Stony Meadow Publishing songwriting book series.
Inspiration for Songwriters: Tips and Tricks to
Unlocking the Muse is not your typical book about songwriting. It does not
explain how to write, publish, pitch, promote or record your next song. There
are already dozens of other songwriting books covering those subjects. What
Inspiration For Songwriters provides is something few other songwriting
books offer. And in our humble opinion, it does it much better than the few
similar titles we could find. It provides thousands of inspirational ideas
that could very well be the seeds to your next song! All in all,
Inspiration for Songwriters includes over 2000 titles, tips, tricks and
other ideas that will inspire you to create song after song.
What They Are Saying About INSPIRATION FOR
"This book is packed with innovative jet fuel that will
set your mind soaring into the creative stratosphere. There are hundreds of
imaginative ideas here to unlock the imagination. If you've always wanted to
write songs and can't find at least one tip worth the price of the book,
perhaps you should consider another pursuit -- like collecting Popsicle sticks
or licking envelopes."
--Bob Lind, author and songwriter (Elusive Butterfly,
Cheryl's Going Home and Mister Zero)
"Nice job! I'm sure this will be useful to
songwriters at all stages of their careers."
--Kenn Amdahl, author of Joy
Writing and There Are No Electrons
"Wow, what a great idea for a book. You don't just read
it once and put it away, you go back to it again and again whenever you need
some new ideas or a jump-start."
-- C. Buckles, Denver CO (CDs:
BossaNovaNights and Old Friend)
"I hadn't flipped through more than a few pages, just
reading random bits and pieces, before I had more ideas for new songs than I
could shake a stick at. In the hierarchy of books, this one clearly falls into
the category of those that accomplish what they set out to do. And that is a
--Ed Teja The Muse's Muse
UPDATE: Stan is currently working on a revision for Inspiration
for Songwriters. The 2nd edition will contain more pages and lots of
additional material for songwriters at all stages of their careers. New
segments in the revised edition will include more power words (used in
alliterative phrases to show how powerful they really are), new songwriting
exercises, real thoughts from real songwriters on how they get inspired, a
greatly expanded Songwriter's Resource Appendix with dozens of listings of
songwriter magazines, books and software. A listing of 101 cliches you can
either use in your songs or re-write to make the cliche your own, as well as
an appendix of chords charts for guitarists. This newly revised and expanded
edition will definitely belong on your bookshelf! Look for it in 2011.
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