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3 Ways to Use Voice Leading to Improve Your Songwriting

Image via unsplash.comMost songwriters wouldn’t think of using classical composition techniques like voice leading in their songwriting. Modern songs …

The Art of Psychographics

In his celebrated essay <i>The Uncanny</i>, Sigmund Freud recounted an occasion when walking around a provincial town in Italy he found himself in a quarter …

Sigmund Freud

Song Writing Tips-Beginners | How to Learn to Play Guitar

<b>Tips-Writing Song Lyrics </b><p>There are many writing tips for beginners but the best one I know is to be yourself.<br>There are many that would say, “do this …

Songwriting

Furniture that Flattens Into Wall Art Is Perfect For Cramped Apartments

Just because you live in a cramped downtown apartment doesn’t mean you don’t want to entertain. So here’s a brilliant way to keep some extra seating …

Topic of the Night: Restarting Your Writing

<b>Restarting Your Writing</b>All of us, for one reason or another, stop writing for a time.Sometimes it is health reasons, sometimes it is family reasons, …

Creative Writing

27 Gorgeous Front Entry Doors That Make A Strong First Impression

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Interior Design

Daily Inspiration #2419

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

7 Ways to Inspire Your Team to Achieve Amazing Results

Inspired teams achieve amazing results. Here are 7 tips on how to inspire your team.<p>It's inspired teams that achieve amazing results, that break new records and scale new heights. Inspiration is contagious, and once enough people are infected, they can continue to inspire each other to even bigger …

Motivation

18 Styling Tricks to Make a Bedroom Feel Extra Cozy

Finally, an excuse to stay in bed all day.<p>From warm bedding to comfy pillows, these bedroom decorating ideas will give you an excuse to stay in bed all day.

18 Color-Dipped IKEA Hacks to Brighten Up Your Home

When you’re refurbishing your home, a little bit of paint goes a long way, so a DIY paint project is ideal for penny-pinchers and renters alike. If you’re into reinventing basic furniture items as chic modern essentials, try using a color-dipping technique to bring this classic interior design …

8 simple ways to make your home an oasis

Our homes are restful, relaxing and rejuvenating domestic spaces. When decorating and designing your most intimate and private areas, you will most …

Living Rooms

These Are The Colors Everyone Is Talking About In 2018

There's a new minimalist color palette in town, and it doesn't involve grey.<p>While 2017 was all about tropical green, warm neutrals, and sophisticated camel accents, color palettes took an edgier turn this year. Think fiery reds, metallics, and, of course, a lot of Ultra Violet — the Pantone color …

Home Decorating

7 Ways on How To Make a Room Feel Cozy and Relaxing - interior design

Interior Design

10 Ridiculous Songwriting Tips That Actually Work

Googling ‘songwriting tips’ will give you about 2 million results in 0.42 seconds. That’s a lot of tips.<p>And y’know what? There’s a good chance a lot …

Songwriting

5 Things I've Learned About Creativity

I never planned to be a writer. In fact, it was something I actively avoided. As a publishing CEO, I felt it was important to steer clear of the creative process. When business side people start inserting themselves into creative work, it usually leads to trouble. So I focused on supporting other …

Scandinavian interior design ideas that you'll love

Scandinavian style in interior design is incredibly popular, and today we present ideas in which you will fall in love.<p>– Wooden folding chairs, …

Interior Design

How to Create Raindrops of Light with Steel Wool

GoPro just released this 4-minute video tutorial titled “Creating Fire Rain: A Steel Wool Experiment.” It’s a look at how you can create raindrops of …

100 Must-Read Books about Libraries & Bookstores

This post is sponsored by <i>The Invisible Library</i> by Genevieve Cogman.<p><i>One thing any Librarian will tell you: the truth is much stranger than …

Books

Three Ways You Can Be More Creative

People tend to talk about creativity as if it’s a magical, intangible thing that can’t really be pinned-down or quantified. Especially creative …

Seven Misconceptions About Creativity and How to Harness It

We’ve all been there. That enchanting, mysterious moment when the muse strikes. Creativity is intoxicating. It’s frenetic. And — not to sound crass — …

5 challenges to awaken your creativity

The idea of practicing creativity might feel counterintuitive, but as this infographic from WriteMyEssays shows, everyone from freelancers working …

Creativity

Quiet revolution: Is it better to be an introvert?

In the opening page of her new book, Quiet Power, author Susan Cain is introduced as someone who ‘prefers listening to talking, reading to socialising, and cosy chats to group settings.’ Yet Susan’s first book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Won’t Stop Talking, became a New York …

Q&A: Mary Chapin Carpenter Talks Songwriting, Beating Writer’s Block, and Alternate Tunings

Bill EvansJune 7, 2016<p>From the July 2016 issue of <i>Acoustic Guitar</i> | BY JEFFREY PEPPER RODGERS<p><b>With a poet’s eye for detail,</b> <b>Mary Chapin Carpenter takes</b> …

24 Inspiring Small Bathroom Designs

When space becomes an issue, our bathrooms looks like they have been squeezed to small cubicles. However, there are some good news in the design …

Interior Design

Fans and peers remember slain 'Voice' contestant Christina Grimmie

As news spread that Christina Grimmie, a former contestant on NBC's music competition show "The Voice," had been shot and killed after a concert in Orlando, Fla., fans, colleagues and "The Voice" judges started posting tributes to the young singer.<p>Grimmie, who was a finalist on the "The Voice" in …

The Voice

Space Lasers And Mindless Henchmen: A Brief List Of Things We’re Tired Of Seeing In Superhero Movies

<i>Retire This is a column about movie cliches. Now, we’re not here to tell you that a movie should never have any cliches, plenty of great movies have lots of them. Cliches can work wonderfully if you know how to use them. But the first step towards making them work is knowing that they exist.</i><p>By the …

100 Must-Read Books about Books

This installment of 100 Must-Read is sponsored by <b>The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald</b>.<p>Broken Wheel, Iowa has never seen anyone …

Books

How I Accidentally Doubled My Productivity and Creativity

<i>I’m a writer without the use of his hands…what am I going to do?</i><p>Those were my thoughts as the doctor put my broken wrist into a splint. <b>For the next</b> …

Secret Base Design Intros Aleph Looper Songwriting App

Secret Base Design has a new songwriting app for iOS called Aleph Looper. Aleph Looper will enables the user to capture musical ideas, and can …

Songwriting

The Psychology of Genre

WHEN the musician Lucinda Williams was shopping around an early demo tape of what would become her self-titled album, she was at first turned down by all the record labels she tried.<p>“At Sony records here in L.A.,” she said, they told her “ ‘it’s too country for rock, and so we sent it to …

Psychology