Hooks & Titles

with John Chisum

Your song is only as strong as the hook

The success of your song is based on the strength and originality of your one big idea. Gain more listeners by finding and using powerful hooks and titles in this masterclass with NCS President, John Chisum.

You'll Learn…

  • What a “hook” really is
  • How to identify real hooks versus weak phrases
  • How to use alliteration and rhyme in your titles
  • The importance of greater objectivity in your songwriting
  • Why you should listen more
  • The power of the ONE BIG IDEA (“OBI”)
  • And more!
John Chisum
“Learning to listen critically will improve your hooks & titles…”
— John Chisum

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