■ A good songwriter is one who is always working to improve their craft.
■ They recognize the skills that need improvement and commit to enhancing them through education and practice.
■They are tuned in to their environment and are always looking to turn an idea into a song. ■ A sound understanding of melody, poetry, music, and lyrics.
■ Strong analytical and time management abilities.
■ Good research and marketing skills.
■ Superb written and verbal communication, as well as interpersonal skills.