The to-do list is a beautiful thing! I love it. I love the high I get from checking things off my list. I honestly have a problem, because I make to-do lists for idiotic things.
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.
Let me put this in bold letters because you need to hear this. You are not a failure, the reason you haven't become famous is not because you're not doing enough. Before we start, I want you to find a mirror (or use your phone selfie feature) and ask yourself this question. No, well - [...]
The rhythm hand deserves some extra love! Stop telling yourself that someone will take care of the heavy lifting with guitar. Stop being the weak link in the band. Learn to play the damn guitar! It's nothing complicated, so don't feel overwhelmed. You just need to dedicate a little additional focus on specific techniques.
The two most important things I schedule - the stuff I'm never supposed to move? ME TIME and SLEEP TIME.
Everyone needs a break from time to time. The mentality "always on" sounds cinematic, but it's dangerous!
No matter who they are, every artist at some point has struggled with writing lyrics. Here are some tips I've learned over the years that have helped me with my writing.