Lyric Writing Is A Skill That Combines Creativity, Language Smarts, and Emotion. 

It is my belief that the best way to learn lyric writing, and get your emotions clearly out into song, is to examine and study other people's lyrics.

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As you look through the lessons on this page, I'm teaching lyric writing by looking through great artist's lyrics and examining their writing style.

You will find that they are using techniques that you never even realized, even though you might have read their lyrics. They view each song from a certain perspective; one that helps to eliminate writer's block while lyric writing!

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Cedric Bixler-Zavala From The Mars Volta
Stephen Wilson From Porcupine Tree

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My name is Andrew Muller. I love creative art, music, television shows, movies, video games, and a good story.

If you had to find me somewhere, you would probably find me down at O'neils home cooking eating an organic sweet-potato bun breakfast sandwich with ham.

Among my friends, it's a "Muller Classic Move" to eat Mcdonald's at 2am because it's cheap and open 24/7. The joke here is that I'm an idiot. 

I play drums, guitar, piano, and I write & perform music for My Goal Is Telepathy. Take a listen to the latest sound here.