For the last couple of months Sovereign Grace songwriter Mark Altrogge has been running a series of one hit, five minute songwriting tips. When someone as gifted and prolific as Mark starts laying it down you better sit up and take notice!
Here's the posts so far. Why not subscribe to Mark's blog so you can get 'em hot off the press?
Focus on an aspect of God’s character or deeds
State in one sentence what the song is about
Find A Great Title
Use Another Song’s Structure
Repeat and Vary
Push yourself to write creative lyrics
The Holy Spirit Doesn’t Write Bad Songs (So Rewrite!)
Pursue Doctrinal Accuracy
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