I am teaching a lovely young woman with autism how to do songwriting. She and I are collaborating together to see if she can rhyme and put chords to the words. She loves the rhyming part of the exercise...More
Where does creativity come from? Certain personality types are more creative than others. For example, in the Enneagram, a personality model, type four, is called the artist. The artist is most capable of transforming what is in the subconscious mind into art through music, poetry, and works of art.
When I was growing up, I wrote my first song at age 14. Little did I know that I would write hundreds more in the years to follow. I always started off with the poem first then set a melody to the poem. Some start off with a melody first then add lyrics...More