Just like there is more than one way to skin a cat, there are multiple ways to write a song, but first, we must ask ourselves. Who is skinning all of these cats? And why are they doing it enough to know that there is more than one way?
...something that I have found biblically destructive. The thought, I've wasted this year...
Take a deep breath. You don't have to crank it out today. You have to be open to let it come. If you want to take your writing seriously, take a few minutes.
How do you write a great song? By writing ninety-nine bad songs.