Stories in Songs

An Unspoken Truth To Writing Enticing Lyrics

February 18, 2021 Melanie - Certified Story Grid Editor Season 2 Episode 12
Stories in Songs
An Unspoken Truth To Writing Enticing Lyrics
Chapters
1:30
What you’ll learn in this episode
3:21
"Crazy for You" by Madonna
6:10
Step 1: Summary - What is the song about?
12:18
Step 2: Observer - Who is the main character of the song?
16:40
Step 3: Narration - Analyzing the storytelling craft.
20:50
Analyzing the scene told in the song.
27:26
The Change
29:52
Writing Techniques
33:21
Step 4: Gist - What is the message of the song?
35:32
Song Exercise - The Lovers Meet
Stories in Songs
An Unspoken Truth To Writing Enticing Lyrics
Feb 18, 2021 Season 2 Episode 12
Melanie - Certified Story Grid Editor

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

Do you want to write lyrics that have an enticing flavor?

But don't know how to go about study the lyrics of other love songs?

So that you know what other songwriters do to engage someone ...

... and make them feel the tension ...

... and the attraction of meeting someone special for the very first time ...

... that makes you fall so hard for that person ...

... that you think you're losing your mind?

 

If you struggle to make your audience feel the heat of the moment ...

Then I've got a great New Podcast Episode for you!

It will inspire you!

It will help you to engage your audience and make them feel like they are the character in your song!

And I will show you how to use the writing strategy of "Show, don't Tell" in your songwriting.

So join me and tune in!


Here's what we cover:
[00:01:30] What you’ll learn in this episode

[00:03:21] "Crazy for You" by Madonna

[00:06:10] Step 1: Summary - What is the song about?

[00:12:18] Step 2: Observer - Who is the main character of the song?

[00:16:40] Step 3: Narration - Analyzing the storytelling craft.

[00:20:50] Analyzing the scene told in the song.

[00:27:26] The Change

[00:29:52] Writing Techniques

[00:33:21] Step 4: Gist - What is the message of the song?

[00:35:32] Song Exercise - The Lovers Meet

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

Show Notes Chapter Markers

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

Do you want to write lyrics that have an enticing flavor?

But don't know how to go about study the lyrics of other love songs?

So that you know what other songwriters do to engage someone ...

... and make them feel the tension ...

... and the attraction of meeting someone special for the very first time ...

... that makes you fall so hard for that person ...

... that you think you're losing your mind?

 

If you struggle to make your audience feel the heat of the moment ...

Then I've got a great New Podcast Episode for you!

It will inspire you!

It will help you to engage your audience and make them feel like they are the character in your song!

And I will show you how to use the writing strategy of "Show, don't Tell" in your songwriting.

So join me and tune in!


Here's what we cover:
[00:01:30] What you’ll learn in this episode

[00:03:21] "Crazy for You" by Madonna

[00:06:10] Step 1: Summary - What is the song about?

[00:12:18] Step 2: Observer - Who is the main character of the song?

[00:16:40] Step 3: Narration - Analyzing the storytelling craft.

[00:20:50] Analyzing the scene told in the song.

[00:27:26] The Change

[00:29:52] Writing Techniques

[00:33:21] Step 4: Gist - What is the message of the song?

[00:35:32] Song Exercise - The Lovers Meet

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

What you’ll learn in this episode
"Crazy for You" by Madonna
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?
Song Exercise - The Lovers Meet