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Songwriting Opportunities
Helping Songwriters, Lyricists and Poets Succeed in Songwriting
.........By Louise Singleton
Publish Your Poetry and
Earn Writer's Royalties
How Your Songs and
Lyrics Earn Royalties
As you likely already know,
Royalties are how songwriters

lyric writers get paid. When
the songs and lyrics that you
write are    ...  
With so many Poetry Digests and Poetry Journals
currently available, there has probably never been
a better time for poets &
writers to get published.  
If you'd like to earn writer's royalties from your
poems, here are a few tips from the pros to help
publish your poetry:          continued >
.........By Catherine Davies
Getting Paid For Your Songs and Lyrics
Songwriting Royalties, Advances and Other Songwriter Payments
Which Recording Artists Need New Songs?
It's always recommended that songwriters
and lyricists ask about their songwriting fees
and payment terms, including your advance,
when you sell your songs or
submit your
songs & lyrics to Recording Artists, Record
Music Producers, and Managers.

For example, if one of  
your songs or lyrics
is accepted by a recording artist or a record
company, but there are co-writers involved,
what will your share of the royalties be, and
what will your advance be?  ...
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As a songwriter or lyricist, it's important to
make sure that you are getting paid properly
for the songs & lyrics that you write and sell.  
Since there are so many different ways that
you can
earn money writing songs and lyrics,
such as
songwriting royalties, advances,
song-selling payments and co-writer fees,   
I wanted to review each of them to make
sure that, as the
songwriter or lyricist, you
are getting paid properly when you
Sell Your
Songs and Lyrics.
Knowing which Recording Artists
need new songs and lyrics can be
all that separates the
who write songs as a hobby ... and
those who write money-making hit
songs.  Many hit
songwriters and
their managers tell us this is the
most important thing to find out
before sending out your songs and
lyrics.  The good news is that there
are a lot of
Recording Artists who
don't write their own songs or lyrics,
and rely on talented
lyric-writers to supply them
with new,  original songs material
to record.  Many top managers and
agents for
songwriters have said  
that knowing
which Recording
Artists are looking for new songs
and lyrics  is what helped a lot of hit
get their start in the
music industry, and ...
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Send Your Songs & Lyrics to Recording Stars that Don't Write Songs
How to Get a Full-Time Job as a Songwriter
Monthly Song Contests
and Lyric-Writing
Contest Listings
Ever since music videos changed the music industry
in the 1980's, the look & sound of a recording artist
is often more important than who actually wrote the
songs they sing. Fortunately, this has created many
songwriting jobs and a bigger role in the industry for
songwriters & lyricists to write songs and lyrics for
recording artists.  Some record companies will now
songwriters and lyricists to write ... continued >
How to Get
Your Songs
write their own songs
or lyrics, and rely on
songwriters and
like you for
new, original songs.  
The challenge for
and lyricists
is how
to get your songs
and lyrics to
recording artists who
can turn them into hit
songs - and royalties
for you.  Well, the
good news is that it's
not as difficult as you
might think.  As a
songwriter or lyricist,
your first step is to   ...

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to Recording Artists
by Marianne Harper
This Week's Songwriting Reports,  Music Industry Updates and Songwriter News
Tip Sheets and Current Recording
Opportunities for Singers and
Vocalists ...   
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How to Co-Write Songs
and Earn Royalties
Co-writing songs is a great way for
lyricists to team up with music
writers and   ...   
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Getting Your First Job as
a Lyricist or Songwriter
Tips on finding a job as a lyricist
or songwriter, plus weekly song-
writer job postings.   
continued >
How to Earn Money
Writing Greeting Cards
Writing greeting cards can be a
great way for songwriters & lyricists  
to earn money    ...  
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Tips on How to Become
a Hit Recording Artist