Chapter Seven


For me, the most engaging songs contain a certain degree of drama, that is to say, they contain the measure of tension & of (in most cases) resolution. Depending on the effect you want to achieve, drama can go a long way to add power to your songs.

There are many ways to create drama in a song. Here’s a handful of ideas:

Once you’re acquainted with these few basic concepts, they will help guide you to a deeper understanding of the songwriting craft.


Chapter 1: Power of Song

Chapter 2: Evolution of Song

Chapter 3: Song Structure

Chapter 4: Basics of Rhythm

Chapter 5: Intervals

Chapter 6: Identifying Values

Chapter 7: Drama

Coming Soon!

Chapter 8: The Pocket

Chapter 9: Lyric Writing

Chapter 10: Engagement

Chapter 11: Lyric Phrasing

Chapter 12: The Process