Lyric Mastery Podcast - WRITING THE LYRICS

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Melanie Naumann - Lyric Mastery Podcast - WRITING THE LYRICS

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Do you want to write empowering lyrics without getting stuck anymore?

Ever wonder how to develop lyrics and write about something meaningful to you in a way that other people get it?

The LYRIC MASTERY Podcast is all about helping you look BEYOND lyric structure and form AND focus on what's important: your lyric's MESSAGE and how to deliver it.

I believe songs have the power to change lives.

So give your lyrics the power to make an impact.

In this podcast, you get amazing tools on how to craft, write, and revise your lyrics without hitting writer's block ever again.

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Episode 049

Overcoming what's holding you back & reaching your goals.

Overcoming what's holding you back and reaching your goals. The concept of the Obstacle is the way.

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Episode 049 - Overcoming what's holding you back & reaching your goals.

Overcoming what's holding you back and reaching your goals. The concept of the Obstacle is the way.

Episode 048 - The Ultimate Dilemma for the Song’s Main Character – Waypoint #3: The Crisis

Writing a Song about a Dilemma when the song's main character is at a crossroad moment.

Episode 047 - The Meaning of a song enforced through proper structure

How to combine every part of the lyrics so that it contributes to one central meaning?

Episode 046 - Writing A Turning Point Moment in Lyrics

Writing A Turning Point Moment in Lyrics – Waypoint #2: The Turning Point Progressive Complication

Episode 045 - How I Discovered the Power of Lyrics

My journey and why I’m so passionate about the power of lyrics.

Episode 044 - Throwing Someone’s Life Out Of Balance – Waypoint #1: The Inciting Incident

Writing Lyrics so that you can Create an Experience for The Audience - Part 1/5

Episode 043 - What You Have to Say Matters… and How To Make it Matter to Others

What You Have to Say Matters… and How To Make it Matter to Others

Episode 042 - “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” by Thompson Square

“Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” by Thompson Square – How to Create a Smooth and Subtle Narrative Flow

Episode 041 - Attention Grabbing Opening Lines – Part 3: The Intriguing Question

How can we write an attention-grabbing opening line so that we can hook our listener with our first line?

Episode 040 - Steps 2 & 3 to Creating A Lyric Outline To Guide Your Writing Process

Create a One-Sentence Lyric Outline to Guide Your Lyric Writing Process.

Episode 039 - Attention Grabbing Opening Lines – Part 2: The Shocking Statement

How can we write an attention-grabbing opening line so that we can hook our listener with our first line?

Episode 038 - Creating A One-Sentence Lyric Outline To Guide Your Writing Process 1

The First Step to Creating A One-Sentence Lyric Outline To Guide Your Writing Process

Episode 037 - Attention Grabbing Opening Lines – Part 1 – The Powerful Problem

How can we write an attention-grabbing opening line so that we can hook our listener with our first line?

Episode 036 - Knowing Which Lyric Lines & Ideas To Keep Or Throw Out

Knowing Which Lyric Lines & Ideas To Keep Or Throw Out – How To Answer The Question Of Relevancy.

Episode 035 - Can A Song Save A Life?

Lyrics ain’t an afterthought to making a song. They are equally as important as the melody and the song’s production.

Episode 034 - How To Crush It As A Support Act - The Do’s and Dont’s!

How you can get people excited as a support act – even if they didn’t come because of you.

Episode 033 - Dynamic Characters in Narrative Songwriting

Dynamic Characters in Narrative Songwriting - What does “character development” or “developing characters” mean?

Episode 032 - "You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This" by Toby Keith

"You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This" by Toby Keith - Making Your Song's Character Fall in Love

Episode 031 - Creating Conflict by Using a Character's Wants and Needs

The Wants and Needs of a Song's Character and How They Can Engage Your Listeners through Creating Conflict.

Episode 030 - 3 Ways to Develop your Song's Character Using Internal Content Genres

Write a song that shows a meaningful transformation of your song's main character. Here's how you can do that.

Episode 029 - Every Character WANTS something. But how to figure out WHAT that is?

Let's create a character who does what's necessary to get what they want. And besides, we also figure out WHAT a character might want.

Episode 028 - "Shut Up and Kiss Me" by Mary Chapin Carpenter

"Shut Up and Kiss Me" by Mary Chapin Carpenter - Avoiding Contradictions in Lyrics

Episode 027 - Develop your Lyric's Verses by Using Progressive Complications

Do you want to make it progressively worse for your song's character? Then find out how you can use progressive complications to develop your lyric verses.

Episode 026 - Development Engine ADVANCED: 5 Commandments of Storytelling

Use Pat Pattison's Development Engine and the 5 Commandments of Storytelling and develop your lyric idea.

Episode 025 - A Songwriter's Six Best Friends ADVANCED: The Story Grid Diorama Model

Outline your lyric's idea by using six crucial questions and combine them with the Story Grid Diorama Model.

Episode 024 - "Rumor" by Lee Brice - Using Multiple Love Story Conventions

Do you want to write a great love song about the first kiss? Get inspired by using love story conventions to get your listeners into the mood.

Episode 023 - Finding Topics to Write about by Looking at Universal Human Values

Not in the mood to write another song about love? Get inspired by other great topics to write about.

Episode 022 - How to Show a Change between Beginning and Ending

The Most Important Element of a Story that Works - How to Show a Change between Beginning and Ending

Episode 021 - Crucial Components of Narrative Songwriting

No more struggles when you flesh out your lyric's idea. Discover the crucial elements that belong in your lyrics to unleash the power of storytelling.

Episode 020 - "Kiss Me Slowly" by Parachute - Why Change is Better than Repetition

Find out why change is better than repetition in writing the lyric's plot.

Episode 019 - What songwriters need to know about writing lyrics about the first kiss

How do you write kissing lyrics that will truly accelerate your listeners' pulse without being on the nose or falling into clichés?

Episode 018 - Ultimate Guide To Writing Love Lyrics About The Lovers' First Encounter

15 Secrets Every Songwriter Must Know About Writing The Lyrics For A Lovers' First Meet Scene

Episode 017 - The Simplest Way to Start and Finish Song Lyrics that Mean Something!

One songwriting trick to help you use the most essential element of great storytelling to your songwriting advantage.

Episode 016 - One Amazing Songwriting Trick to Increase Your Album's Streaming Number

Insider's guide to pushing album sales by ending the lyrics of a single release with a cliffhanger.

Episode 015 - Beat the fairytale love song cliché and move over to the dark side

How To Stop Writing Fairytale Love Songs And Show A Darker Side Of Love In Your Lyrics.

Episode 014 - Making listeners relate to the inner turmoil of your song's character

A Wonderful Way To Show The Change Of Your Song's Character - while letting love take on the role of the villain!

Episode 013 - The Beatles Way to Include Your Listeners In Your Narration

Learn how to narrate a "Love At First Sight" moment in your lyrics while still keeping your listeners engaged.

Episode 012 - An Unspoken Truth To Writing Enticing Lyrics

The secret weapon every singer/songwriter needs right now to pull their audience into their song.

Episode 011 - How to avoid making your listeners feel left out

Three Lyric Writing Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Audience's Engagement

Episode 010 - Write A "Love at First Sight" Song Like The Pros And Create Catharsis

How To Write A "Love at First Sight" Song: Successful Musicians Secrets Revealed

Episode 009 - The Stories in Songs Podcast - Reloaded

My Secret Songwriting Weapon to Write Captivating Lyrics ... even if You Don't Feel Like A Very Good Songwriter!

Episode 008 - Interview with A Minute for Manny about Storytelling in Songs

Here's What You Don't Know About Songwriting That Could Revolutionize your Lyrics

Episode 007 - How to write a heartbreaking love song to get over someone?

Find out how to write a captivating love song about a breakup and coming to terms with it.

Episode 006 - Writing love songs - 6 Scenes to inspire you

Get inspired by the six most anticipated moments of every love story and use them to write powerful love songs.

Episode 005 - 3 Steps to finish the lyrics of a song you're stuck in

Get your 3-Step Action Plan to find your inspiration and know exactly how you can finish that song you're stuck in.

Episode 004 - How to start writing a song. Beat that blank sheet of paper.

Don't wanna compete in a staring contest with that blank sheet of paper and wonder how to begin writing a song? I'll show you a method as well as three different types of beginnings that will spark your imagination.

Episode 003 - Try to tell a story in a song and make an impact!

I will teach you the basics about storytelling, but beyond that, I'm gonna give you three specific things that you can do in your songwriting right now to help you hook your listeners and to keep them engaged in the lyrics.

Episode 002 - Do you need to have a Message in your Song?

Do you wonder if it's necessary to express a kind of deeper meaning in a song? Does there need to be a takeaway for the listener? Let's find it out in this episode.

Episode 001 - How to turn your Listeners Into your Fans

If you wonder if lyrics still play an important part in songwriting, this episode is for you.

Do You Want More Fans?

Telling stories in your songs is an amazing and powerful opportunity to build a connection with your listeners and to increase album sales.

Melanie Naumann - Lyric Mastery Podcast - WRITING THE LYRICS

Write Empowering Song Lyrics

Write Empowering Lyrics that your audience loves to sing along to!

  • Learn how you can use the craft of telling powerful stories or parts of a story to make your songs truly engaging and meaningful.
  • Learn To Write Captivating first lines: So you can quickly pull people into your songs to make a difference in their lives or even save it.
  • Get Step-by-step Instructions For Telling Stories In Songs which enables you to confidently tell stories the right way in any type of song which means you can put the power of stories to work for you in your lyrics even if you don't consider yourself a storyteller.
  • Find Out What Your Fans Already Love About Your Songs: Deliver on the promise that made them become a fan of you in the first place so your fans will continue to love and appreciate you and tell their friends about you.
  • Discover The Essential Elements That Go Into Every Successful Story: to ensure your lyrics contain each critical element of a great story which means your songs will sell like crazy... whether they're about falling in love, breaking up, society, ... it doesn't matter.
  • Discover How And Why Stories Are Hard-wired Into Our "cave Man" Brains: Tell the perfect story to connect with your audience and hook them which means you will write songs that truly resonate with your audience and that are meaningful to them.
Stories In Songs - Storytelling in Songwriting - Lyric Mastery Podcast - WRITING THE LYRICS

What You'll Get

If you listen to my podcast, you'll discover how to:

  • make listeners emotionally connect with a song, so they will be willing to buy your album
  • reach a larger audience and get more fans without stopping to write about what's meaningful to you
  • find your unique voice so that you can stand out from the crowd of all the other musicians in the same genre which means you will make your own footprint in this world
  • Write captivating lyrics for the songs you choose as single releases so that they better contribute to promoting your albums which ultimately leads to more sales
  • live the dream lifestyle of a successful international music artist because you know how to reach a larger audience through what your songs mean to them
  • make a difference and an impact on the world by moving people and connecting with them through the power of lyrics
  • and most importantly, continue to do something you love and make money doing it while staying true to yourself

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