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Genius!”

Gareth Malone

The theory and songwriting teachers here love them! Congrats on a great product! ”

— Conor Doherty - Director of Music, The BRIT School

Short on ideas? Grab a card, it works!”

— John McLaughlin, Grammy Award Winner

The Songwriter Cards are like a set of sparks in a box, firing your brain in unexpected directions. Absolutely brilliant idea!”

Beth Kempton, author & founder of Do What You Love For Life

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songwriter cards

Music composition is often a solo process but it doesn’t have to be isolating, collaboration is always helpful to stimulate energy and ideas. Produced by professional musicians, these cards are 'mini collaborators,' and are a great addition to a songwriting journal. They are designed to be used by individuals & groups as a means to trigger thought processes & ideas.  

WHAT’S INSIDE  

Each box comes with a deck of 110 cards of ten families:  

Style 
Structure   
Harmony
(chords)   
Melody  
Modes  
Blues  
Keyword
(lyric prompts)   
Idea
(inspiration)   
Wisdom
(songwriting acumen)   
Gift Card (surprise!) 

 They provide helpful tips to stimulate inspiration to create powerful, unforgettable songs.  

HOW THEY WORK  

In the vein of prompt cards or oracle cards, they assist and support the creative process of songwriting, and music composition. Pull a card from a specific family whenever you need inspiration, or choose several from different families to create a songwriting brief to make your own song.  

FOR WHOM  

The cards are designed for songwriters and composers, musicians, kids, creatives, music students and music teachers, wordsmiths, and poets, or anyone who wants to know how to write a song and who is looking to connect with their inner John Legend, Adele, Max Martin, Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé, John Lennon etc, or for those just seeking a gift for a musician in their lives. 

I am really impressed, so inspirational, they are really REALLY excellent! I will be using with my students.” - Judy Day
For musicians, high quality card deck. ” - NF

— Amazon.com

Provides a lot of inspiration and guidance. I have composed many songs musically but have struggled to put words to them. This kit has provided me with a great deal of inspiration. I am also sharing this kit with my piano students to help them with composition and we have a lot of fun with it. Most importantly it helps keep the focus and flow.” - SB

— Amazon.com

Good inspirational tool. Quality of cards is good. Prompts are helpful to set a direction for song writing. Helpful if you are stuck or just need help getting started.” - Denise and Jason Gabbard

— Amazon.com

Neat concept, open-ended inspiration, pretty neat! Lots of inspiration that isn't exclusive to one genre. Bought as a gift for a budding artist.” - AC

— Amazon.com

What a great idea for inspiring Songwriting from randomly picked cards from the boxes. ” - M.A. Sykes

— Amazon.com

You get an immediate sense of the work, care, attention to detail, let alone the musical smarts that have gone into the creation of these beautiful cards. I bought for myself but will make a great gift for my musical friends too!” - JC

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SONGWRITER JOURNALS AND MANUSCRIPT BOOKS

AVAILABLE ON AMAZON WORLDWIDE

(*Songwriter Journals are also available in French & German)

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Creativity tips for the tough writing days

Our tips for those harder writing days should your confidence in your ability fail and writer’s block subsequently kick in… 

We all get them.

We would like to suggest that at the root of this negative spiral might lie the…

the songwriters

the songwriters

Kathy Brown & Jean Michel 'Kiki' Aublette are both seasoned professional musicians, being multi-instrumentalists as well as composer-producers, and their collaborative work has been used commercially in international sync licensing deals. Kathy was originally a professional violinist and now is a composer, and Jean Michel 'Kiki' Aublette whose first instrument is drums, in addition to his playing and production commitments, is also a part-time professor at The Academy de Musique - Prince Rainer III in Monaco. Both musicians produce music together under the artist name Kaki (their work is available on streaming platforms like Spotify) and both share a passion for helping fellow artists of all ages develop, grow and create, hence the idea for the cards and books was born. 

We hope that the cards and journals will travel in the bags and instrument cases of a myriad of grassroots artists, and help to stimulate creativity whenever inspiration strikes.”