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You will find several products and services here from books on songwriting, educational online songwriting and music-related courses and materials, distribution channels, locations to purchase musical equipment, places to promote your songs to the industry, and lots more. By purchasing your songwriting products and services at this store, you'll be helping to support The Muse's Muse website and getting some great deals at the same time!

If you have a product or service that you feel belongs here and you're interested in making a special offer to the Muse's Muse community, feel free to contact me so that we can talk about it.

Songwriting Aids

Lyricist - The Songwriter's best friend! The Songwriter's Best Friend
A price of $49.95 makes Lyricist v3 the most powerful easy-to-use songwriter software in its class. Purchase Lyricist V3 (newly released with great new features!) and receive a $5.00 discount just for purchasing it here! Read a review to learn more.

"I bought Lyricist and am deliriously happy with it, but, with aftermarket service like this, you better watch out or you will end up with a very well deserved reputation"
-- Gordon Graham/Songwriter 2003 UK

MasterWriter 2.0 - The ultimate songwriting tool!


"Producers have Pro Tools.  Writers have Word.  Songwriters have MasterWriter."

-- Rob Thomas, Grammy Award Winning Songwriter & Artist

Looking for something really special for that songwriter in your life? (Maybe it's you!) MasterWriter 2.0 is the most powerful suite of songwriting tools ever assembled in one program. MasterWriter is endorsed by ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, NSAI and is used by some of the world's leading songwriters including Gwen Stefani, Rob Thomas, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Jimmy Webb, Kenny Loggins, Trent Reznor, Clint Black, and many more.

MasterWriter's NEW price is now only $199 - but you'll still get a *$20* discount (your price is just $179!) by ordering through The Muse's Muse! Take the Tour, Download a Free Trial, and get a $20 discount! Note that the auto-inserted discount number 3004 will apply the $20 discount when ordering online. Windows and Mac compatible.


Artisan-crafted, fine-furniture quality, true Home Studio Desks designed to fit in your home or apartment where larger pro audio desks won't.  Wide selection of premium hardwoods - match your desk with your décor. SongCraft Station’s optional desktop Cable Cabinets allow users to organize and hide unsightly wires and cables, plug-in and power up 8 components in sequence.

Desks come almost completely assembled. Hand-made in the USA by artisan-musicians for musicians.

Muse’s Muse members receive 5% discount when ordering from this ad.

SongCraft Station

The Musician's ToolKitThe Musician's ToolKit CD-ROM comes packed with articles, copyright forms, templates, music fonts, musician papers, software, and much more.


Rhyming Dictionary and Thesaurus Software - Download your free trial today!

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is an incredible collection of rhyming dictionary and thesaurus computer-based reference tools for songwriters, poets, copy writers, linguists, teachers, Scrabble players, word lovers, and anyone who needs to find "just the right word."

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Find Schools Online - Music Degrees
Improve your craft through study either online or on campus with this selection of premier music schools. - Online music courses, music industry jobs, songwriters' network and more! SONGWRITERS: SHARPEN YOUR CRAFT WITH,
the online extension school of Berklee College of Music. Whether you're a relative beginner or an experienced writer, our online courses will help you generate more and better ideas, master the elements of style and structure, and express yourself more effectively in words and music. Registration includes the online music school, a music career center, and listings of music jobs from Berklee College of Music.

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Jason Blume’s acclaimed instructional audio CD series includes “Writing Hit Melodies,” “Writing Hit Lyrics,” and “Taking Care of Business.”   The “Melodies” and “Lyrics” CDs, each over 70 minutes in length, present concise, concrete tools and exercises to advance your songwriting skills. The “Business” CD is a plain English approach to the business of the music business—understanding royalties; “selling” & publishing your songs; staff-writing; placing songs in TV/Films; indie pluggers; collaboration; contests; avoiding scams; holds; licensing; self-publishing & more.

Visit for full descriptions and ordering details. Mention The Muse's Muse and get $5 off the regular price of $49.95 for the 3 instructional audio CD combo AND free US shipping ($2 off international mailing). Online Songwriting Offers Online Songwriting Courses With Personal Attention

At, you can take over 30 instructor-led and self-paced songwriting courses 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for one affordable yearly tuition. Learn from a faculty of successful award-winning industry professionals and active hit songwriters. In addition to personal feedback from the instructors, online guidance counselors and coaches will provide you with a customized learning path tailored specifically to your goals.

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Take a free songwriting course to familiarize yourself with SongU - before you buy a membership!
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If you want to learn how to play guitar quickly and easily, this is the course for you!Scott Morris - DVD Guitar Lesson Review

This is the top recommended guitar learning course for songwriters. It offers the very best, well-rounded education for the most common music styles and teaches all the elements of the guitar from fundamentals to complete guitar scales along with theory that can be adapted to any instrument for all musicians.

Scott Morris received a Billboard top rating for his easy to learn guitar instruction method that teaches students of all levels from beginner to pro, how to improve their level of playing the guitar.

Click here to review his easy to learn guitar method.

GMC is a video lesson archive & community. GMC has tons of helpful videos, instructors and lessons. GMC also features forum for chatting with teachers and students 24/7, recording collaborations, attending video chats + content for bass, drums, singing, piano etc. All genres and styles are covered - Rock, metal, shred, blues, jazz, country & acoustic, funk.. We want you to have fun while learning - so get rocking NOW!

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* 14273 videos, 2262 lessons and 37 instructors.
* Register at GMC forum - join a virtual band, chat with any instructor etc
* Backing tracks at different speeds & jam loop with every lesson
* Daily updates (average of ~10 new videos per day)
* EXTRAS: Gear-, singing-, recording-, bass-, piano- and drum lessons. GMC Theory Grimoire eBook !!!

Special for Muse's Muse visitors: 
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Distribution & Promotion
My PR Music Wire - affordable press release distribution for independent musicians AFFORDABLE PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION

My PR Music Wire offers press release writing and direct email distribution to thousands of music journalists, radio stations, and managers. You can also post your music press release for free on our website by emailing it to Receive 10% off your entire order when you enter the coupon code muse10 at checkout! is breaking new ground in the music industry - for you!
BREAKING NEW GROUND - FOR YOU! provides an e-commerce platform that allows artists/bands to purchase and book time with musicians, engineers, producers, and other music professionals for online studio collaboration purposes. They facilitate the entire music production process from beginning to end — from finding and booking the right talent to managing all resulting collaboration activities.

StudioTraxx is actively building its talent network and is encouraging both those who offer services and those who need services to sign up and register. There are no costs to join the site. Creating an account is FREE.


In this revolutionary ebook, you will discover WHO TO APPROACH TO GET YOUR MUSIC HEARD in advertising, television, and even film. You'll discover how easy it is to get your work into the right hands. You'll be given step by step information on how to package your material and get your music heard!

Only $19.95!

At Artistopia, music artists, musicians, and songwriters across the world come to display their talent and professionally manage their music careers. Launched with the undeterred focus of building an independent music community that “also” attracts industry professionals, Artistopia is quickly becoming the one-stop shop for artists and professionals to meet under one roof and speak one language - potential success. Artistopia takes pride in pioneering the next revolution in the music industry: how independent artists and musicians are discovered. Members have access to the most comprehensive and productive tools any online music community has to offer. Join today!


Music Gorilla works with Bands, Musicians, Artists and Songwriters to get their original material into the eyes and ears of industry members who have the ability to take their careers to the next level. We work with Reps from Major Labels, Indie Labels and Film Studios. Our artists get access to free submissions for film, tv and video games, they are eligible for free live label showcases, digital distribution with MSN and Loudeye and more. We don’t take any piece of any deals made on our site, and have had many successes including placement, songwriting and publishing deals.

Muse's Muse artists get 10% off of memberships! Just enter the promotional code “muse” during registration.

It's About accepts only the best artists to participate in our ELabel which offers personal attention to all artists, worldwide digital distribution to more than 50 sites (including ITunes, Rhapsody and our own download store), CD-on-Demand manufacturing, Peer-to-Peer Network distribution, CD sales fulfillment, music and video deep linking of all files and, most importantly, real promotion and marketing so that the independent artist can finally be truly independent.

OnlineGigs - Book, Promote, Manage & Tour - Click for a free 30 day trial! Onlinegigs is an incredibly powerful tool for musicians, agents, record companies, managers etc. This subscription service will virtually automate the administration of booking and promoting your band or bands. With features such as: A huge directory of industry contacts, track correspondences with each contact, print labels, issue contracts, automatically update any website with gig info, automatically have a tour itinerary with driving directions created and the ability to issue press releases to the local media in any market in the country. Onlinegigs also offers free accounts for music schools and non-profits!
Onlinegigs - BOOK~PROMOTE~MANAGE~TOUR: Click for a free 30 day trial!

Book festival gigs - find music festivals across North America Festival Network Online is a searchable database of festivals, fairs, and shows across North America. Find over 9,000+ music festivals. Search by zip-code radius, music genres, attendance, and more. Free demo, newsletters, and tech support. Extensive details for show pros including deadline, pay, number of stages, contact person, and what other activities are happening at the event. Since 1994, FNO has the largest show database online.
Muse's Muse visitors receive $5.00 off a Pro Membership to FNO!

The Indie Contact BibleThe Indie Contact Bible
(constantly updated!)
shows you where to get your music REVIEWED and your songs PLAYED on the radio. ~ Satisfaction guaranteed, or your money will be refunded!!!

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Only $24.95!


Take your music career to the next level with this comprehensive package of over 1200 pages of music industry contacts and hundreds of music-related articles written by industry experts. One of the most valuable tools musicians can have in their promotional arsenal. Order today!

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Songwriting Books

Buy songwriting books from Buy Songwriting Books from Berklee College of Music
Special music books from the college that KNOWS music.

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