Songwriting is one of those things that just seem to be borne out of magic and stardust, with the greatest songwriters being lauded and embedded into popular culture. A songwriter gets to craft both lyric and melody, a process that can be wonderful and cathartic. The idea of songwriting itself can seem intimidating at times, especially to someone who has never done it before.
However, like with many things in life, it can be broken down into smaller, bite-sized concepts that can each be tackled individually.
Let us take a look at some different ways we could start writing a tune.