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Study the Hits gives you 30 SONGWRITING SHORTCUTS that take you inside the hottest contemporary markets and latest songwriting skills, plus 21 IN-DEPTH SONG GUIDES that walk you through today’s biggest hits from lyrics to melody to production techniques.

• 6 Hit Songwriting Shortcuts
• 6 Lyric Shortcuts
• 6 Film & TV Songwriting Shortcuts
• 5 Music Shortcuts
• 7 “Ears-On” Kickstarter Shortcuts show you how to study any hit song.

Song Guides for…
• 5 Pop and Pop/Rock Hits
• 6 Contemporary Country Hits
• 5 Singer-Songwriter Hits
• 5 Folk & Folk/Rock Hits

There are “Try It Now” exercises in every Shortcut and Song Guide so you’ll hear and apply contemporary hit songwriting techniques right away. If you have Robin’s other books – Shortcuts to Hit Songwriting and Shortcuts to Songwriting for Film & TV – you’ll find that Study the Hits is the perfect complement, with Song Guides that reference specific shortcuts in both books.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Robin Frederick is the author of five top-selling songwriting books, including Shortcuts to Hit Songwriting and Shortcuts to Songwriting for Film & TV. She has reached millions of aspiring writers through her highly-rated songwriting websites and Her “Songwriting 101” video series on YouTube has been seen by over one million viewers.

Robin is a former Director of A&R for Rhino Records and executive producer of over 60 albums. She has written and produced hundreds of songs for television, records, films, theater, and audio products. Her songs have aired on the Disney Channel, PBS, and ABC television shows, among many others. She has mentored dozens of top music industry veterans, helping them communicate their knowledge of music and the music business to songwriters and recording artists.