This is just my own personal archive of online tools that I employ on a regular basis when crafting my next lyrical monstrosity.
Dictionary – Word spellings and meanings
Thesaurus – Words that are similar, synonyms, antonyms
http://www.merriam-webster.com/ – This one has annoying pop-ups and is smoking crack if they think anyone will pay for a subscription.
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The majority of these were pulled directly from some other website with a few additions here and there. I can’t recall exactly where I found these at this juncture but if I do stumble upon it again at some point (which I wasn’t able to find it via a quick web search, I found this several years ago and don’t know what I searched for), I will give the proper credit where it is do.
When I get stuck trying to write a song or have writer’s block, sometimes looking at this list can help me find my way or at least point me in the right direction. A lot of songs follow this basic structure or template.
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