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I’VE BEEN STUDYING TODAY’S TOP RADIO HITS AND SUCCESSFUL FILM & TV SONGS TO BRING YOU THE LATEST SONGWRITING TRENDS AND TOOLS.

My Song CoachThere are lots of HOW-TO TIPS, SONG STARTERS, and INFO you can use to powerfully express your ideas while giving your songs a REAL COMMERCIAL EDGE.

You’ll find plenty of lyric and melody writing Robin Fredericktools to help you rough out your ideas. Then use the ten-step list to develop your song.  I’ll even show you how to write songs if you don’t play an instrument. Plus there are suggestions for launching your songwriting career and keeping it on track.

Have fun. Never stop. Let your songs flow.

~ Robin Frederick, MySongCoach.com 
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Uncover the Melody in Your Lyric

by Robin Frederick

Got an idea for a lyric but no melody? Do you have a poem you’d like to turn into a song? Try using the melody that’s already in your words. Here’s how…

Every time you open your mouth to speak, you start singing! Don’t believe me? Just try speaking without rhythm or pitch. You can’t do it. When we speak we use pitch, volume, pace, rhythm, and words – all the elements of a song. The only difference is in a song these elements are exaggerated. Of course, we also add some repetition and a couple other things but to get your raw melody going, speech is all you need. Continue reading “Uncover the Melody in Your Lyric”