Steve Seskin Virtual Extension Videos
Inspiration: Where do the ideas come from?
Steve Seskin shares a brief mini lesson that teachers of both music and writing may find beneficial as he touches on where a writer finds the inspiration for both songs and stories.
Rhyme, Rhythm, and Repetition
The best writing, whether song, poetry, or prose, blends a creative touch of appropriate rhythm, rhyme and repetition.
The Chorus & The Verse: What language works?
Just like prose, songs also contain main ideas and details. Watch and learn more about how the chorus often represents the main idea, and how the details live within the verses of a song.
Revision is not only important in songwriting, but in every kind of writing. Watch to learn more about revision strategies that will enhance any piece of text.