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    Metaphors are not user-friendly. They're difficult to find and difficult to use well. Unfortunately, metaphors are a mainstay of good lyric writing-indeed of most creative writing. ...metaphors support lyrics like bones.
    — Pat Pattison
    What is the character trying to say? Why? Be as specific as you can, using sense images that evoke something about the character. Try using the character's senses, even if the character is you.
    — Pat Pattison
    tags: character 
     
    Songs are your best teachers. I try to learn something from every song I hear
    — Pat Pattison
    tags: song  learn 
     
    YOU CAN'T TELL UNLESS YOU SHOW FIRST. ... Showing makes the telling more powerful because your senses and your mind are both engaged.
    — Pat Pattison
    tags: powerful  mind 
     
    Don't be afraid to write crap - it makes the best fertilizer. The more you write the better your chances of growing something wonderful.
    — Pat Pattison
    tags: chance  write  afraid 
     
    Never let reality get in the way of truth
    — Pat Pattison
    tags: truth  reality 
     
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