Stories in Songs

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

February 04, 2021 Melanie - Certified Story Grid Editor Season 2 Episode 11
Stories in Songs
Three Lyric Writing Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Audience’s Engagement
Chapters
1:18
The S.O.N.G Framework
3:39
What you’ll learn in this episode
4:22
"Ain't No Other Man" by Christina Aguilera
7:37
Step 1: Summary - What is the song about?
13:08
Step 2: Observer - Who is the main character of the song?
19:56
Step 3: Narration - Analyzing the storytelling craft.
26:00
Analyzing the scene told in the song.
32:19
The Change
35:51
Writing Techniques
39:06
Step 4: Gist - What is the message of the song?
40:41
Three Lyric Writing Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Audience’s Engagement
42:55
Song Exercise - The Lovers Meet
Stories in Songs
Three Lyric Writing Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Audience’s Engagement
Feb 04, 2021 Season 2 Episode 11
Melanie - Certified Story Grid Editor

#011 - How to avoid making your listeners feel left out.

Are you struggling with creating an emotional connection with your audience?

And you don't know how to go about learning some more songwriting techniques?

Well, today this is about to change.

In this episode, you will learn how to engage your listeners ...

And putting them in your song's character's shoes ...

AND I will show you exactly what you need to include in your lyrics so that your listeners root for your character.

Especially by avoiding three lyric writing mistakes that could cost you your audience’s engagement.

Sound good to you?

Then let’s get started.

 

Here's what we'll cover:

[00:01:18] The S.O.N.G Framework

[00:03:39] What you’ll learn in this episode

[00:04:22] "Ain't No Other Man" by Christina Aguilera

[00:07:37] Step 1: Summary - What is the song about?

[00:13:08] Step 2: Observer - Who is the main character of the song?

[00:19:56] Step 3: Narration - Analyzing the storytelling craft.

[00:26:00] Analyzing the scene told in the song.

[00:32:19] The Change

[00:35:51] Writing Techniques

[00:39:06] Step 4: Gist - What is the message of the song?

[00:40:41] Three Lyric Writing Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Audience’s Engagement

[00:42:55] Song Exercise - The Lovers Meet


Download the exercise here: storiesinsongs.com/podcast/episode-011

Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/storiesinsongs)

Show Notes Chapter Markers

#011 - How to avoid making your listeners feel left out.

Are you struggling with creating an emotional connection with your audience?

And you don't know how to go about learning some more songwriting techniques?

Well, today this is about to change.

In this episode, you will learn how to engage your listeners ...

And putting them in your song's character's shoes ...

AND I will show you exactly what you need to include in your lyrics so that your listeners root for your character.

Especially by avoiding three lyric writing mistakes that could cost you your audience’s engagement.

Sound good to you?

Then let’s get started.

 

Here's what we'll cover:

[00:01:18] The S.O.N.G Framework

[00:03:39] What you’ll learn in this episode

[00:04:22] "Ain't No Other Man" by Christina Aguilera

[00:07:37] Step 1: Summary - What is the song about?

[00:13:08] Step 2: Observer - Who is the main character of the song?

[00:19:56] Step 3: Narration - Analyzing the storytelling craft.

[00:26:00] Analyzing the scene told in the song.

[00:32:19] The Change

[00:35:51] Writing Techniques

[00:39:06] Step 4: Gist - What is the message of the song?

[00:40:41] Three Lyric Writing Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Audience’s Engagement

[00:42:55] Song Exercise - The Lovers Meet


Download the exercise here: storiesinsongs.com/podcast/episode-011

Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/storiesinsongs)

The S.O.N.G Framework
What you’ll learn in this episode
"Ain't No Other Man" by Christina Aguilera
Step 1: Summary - What is the song about?
Step 2: Observer - Who is the main character of the song?
Step 3: Narration - Analyzing the storytelling craft.
Analyzing the scene told in the song.
The Change
Writing Techniques
Step 4: Gist - What is the message of the song?
Three Lyric Writing Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Audience’s Engagement
Song Exercise - The Lovers Meet