Songwriter Skills… The Rule of Three

By Joe ThompsonSongwriting

Use this classic writers rule to achieve pop perfection. The rule of three is a well known principle among writers which states that everything is more humorous, satisfying, or effective when it involves three events or characters than any other number. Certainly this is borne out in well known story themes: the Three Little Pigs, … Read More

Songwriting Skills… Metaphors

By Joe ThompsonSongwriting

Supercharge your lyrical dexterity with glittering descriptions. Grammarly says “A metaphor is a figure of speech that describes an object or action in a way that isn’t literally true, but helps explain an idea or make a comparison.” Basically, a metaphor means using words to describe something in a non-literal way. For example: The clouds … Read More