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    Writing Better Lyrics (Paperback) By (author) Pat Pattison


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    DescriptionPattison presents a unique, in-depth approach to the process of lyric writing. Songwriters will examine 17 extraordinary songs and learn the distinct elements that make them so effective. Pattison then presents more than 30 lyric-writing exercises designed to achieve the same results. From generating lyric ideas and managing repetition to developing verses, it's all here. Songwriters will: find warm-up exercises that revolutionize songwriting imagery; use a rhyming dictionary and a thesaurus to generate ideas and find snappy rhyme; create meaningful metaphors and similes while avoiding cliches; develop verses by using or breaking conventional rules; experiment with point of view in every lyric to make a song stand out

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    Writing Better Lyrics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pat Pattison
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9781582970646
    ISBN 10: 1582970645

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.7
    BIC E4L: MUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AVA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 680
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: AVQ
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    BIC subject category V2: AVG, CBV
    BISAC V2.8: REF026000
    DC21: 782.4213
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MUS038000
    B&T Approval Code: A08350000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 780.268
    LC classification: MT67.P383, MT67 .P383 2001
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: CBV, AVA, AVQ, AVL
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    F&W Publications Inc
    Imprint name
    Writer's Digest Books
    Publication date
    31 August 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Pat Pattison is a professor of music and songwriting at Berklee College of Music in Boston. He developed the curriculum for Berklee's songwriting major - the first of its kind anywhere. He is the author of Managing Lyric Structure and Rhyming Techniques and Strategies, and was a regular contributor to Home and Studio Recording magazine.