Finding inspiration can often be harder than finding rain during a Texas summer. Not knowing when or where your next song, essay, or poem will come from, can make completion seem like a far-off dream. Chris Bolton, musician and songwriter, offers some advice:
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Songwriting Lesson: Hooks Make Hits. Make Sure Your Songs Have Great Ones!
"If you as a songwriter aren't paying attention to hooks when you write, it's time you re-thought how you work. Most writers are familiar with the "hook." It's the part of a song usually repeated over and over — the phrase that listeners sing along with and remember most about the song. Hooks are super important in creating radio hits, and as the following points out, important when it comes to getting your music in film and on television.