Music Publishing Matters: Talking to C.J. King About Songwriting & Sync Success

In our on-going Music Publishing Matters series, we’ll chat with and highlight artists and songwriters who are excelling in the realm of publishing and licensing. Today we chat with C.J. King!

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What Makes a Great Songwriting Workflow

While there isn’t a single right way to tackle your own workflow, the goal should be to have a consistent process that helps you finish songs in a way you’re happy with, without tearing your hair out.

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5 Tragically Overlooked Preparations To Make When You Start Songwriting

Check out this list of overlooked steps in the multi-stage creative process known as songwriting from our friends at the Flypaper Blog!

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7 (Other) Blogs To Inspire Your Songwriting Process

While the TuneCore Blog is always there for you when it comes to career advice and education, we’re happy to spread the word about other great songwriting resources!

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4 Tips For Creating a Productive Songwriting Routine

Great songwriting takes time and practice. Getting down a solid routine for creating music on your own time is crucial for growth!

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TuneCore Partners with International Songwriting Competition (ISC)

TuneCore is proud to be partnering with the International Songwriting Contest 2019 and present the opportunity for our artists to submit!

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Is Songwriting a Talent or a Skill?

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Shaun Letang, founder of Music Industry How-To. MIHT is a resource for musicians and music industry professionals.] At times, you’ll be tempted to look over at your neighbor and wonder how it is that they’re able to write so many incredible songs. “They must be naturally gifted”, you […]

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5 Reasons Collaborative Songwriting Is a Good Idea

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre.] Many songwriters are initially scared to write with others for a number of reasons, most of which are completely valid. Putting your feelings down on paper, (and then perhaps singing them out loud), is tough for many, and it becomes even tougher when knowing that not […]

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Songwriting Tips: Embracing Boundaries and Scarcity To Unleash Creativity

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] Though most people know that more doesn’t necessarily translate to better in life, it’s a notion that still somehow weedles its way into the psyche of many songwriters. If you’ve ever found yourself waiting to create the music you know you’re capable of making, one of […]

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The Misery Myth: Why a Self-Destructive Attitude Won’t Improve Your Songwriting

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] No matter how gratifying songwriting can be, making meaningful music and sharing it with the world is often tedious, thankless and discouraging. With that in mind, it’s no wonder so many artists associate emotional pain represented by addiction, depression and other self-destructive habits with songwriting gains. But […]

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