- whatever came to mind,
- in whatever form you wanted.
That can be intimidating.
Today, we're going to try something different.
Write in a Box
Sometimes, establishing rules and limits helps the creative process.
Give this a try.
Write down a song structure and start filling in each section.
For example, intro – verse – chorus – solo – verse – chorus – chorus -outro.
Don't worry too much about the arrangement you choose for now. It's just a way to get started.
The goal at this stage is to give your creative brain something to focus on and adhere to.
Once you're on a roll, don't be afraid to move on from the song structure that got you started.
Have fun and, as always, feel free to share your work in the comments section.
I listen to all of it ?
Pro tip: if you're writing instrumental music, this exercise will also help you make your compositions more dynamic because it encourages you to make clear musical distinctions between different parts of the arrangement