It's Time You Learned How to...This book has a totally specific purpose: to help you find better rhymes and use them more effectively. Rhyme is one of the most crucial areas of lyric writing, and this guide will provide you with all the technical info necessary to develop your skills completely. Make rhyme work for you and your lyric writing will greatly improve.
If you have written lyrics before, even at a pro level, you can still gain greater control and understanding of your craft with the exercises and worksheets included in this book. Hone your writing technique and skill with this practical and fun approach to the art of lyric writing. Start writing better than ever before!
Pat Pattison has been teaching lyric writing and poetry at Berklee College of Music since 1975. He played a central role in developing Berklee's one-of-a-kind songwriting major, the first complete songwriting degree offered anywhere. Doctoral work in philosophy at Indiana University and a Master of Arts in Literary Criticism gave him the knowledge and inspiration necessary to concentrate on the art of lyric writing. In addition to his work for television and film, plus numerous clinics and workshops, Pat writes monthly articles for Home and Studio Recording magazine.
Songwriting: Essential Guide to Rhyming by Pat Pattison