Online Songwriting Courses & Live Events

SongTown online songwriting Courses & Events are led by top pros and are attended by thousands of writers from all over the world. Our online MasterClasses, CrashCourses, and  live “SongTown in YourTown Workshops” are designed to inspire your writing and give you the right tools to attain your songwriting goals.


The Ultimate Co-Writing CrashCourse

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SongTown brings you the Ultimate Co-Writing songwriting course! Two hit songwriters (Marty Dodson and Clay Mills) will be your guides through this truly innovative online learning experience. Whether you’re co-writing for the first time or want to improve your co-writing skills, this course is for you.

Stay tuned for the next CrashCourse!

Songwriting Retreats

Songwriting Retreats 2021

Fall Virtual Writing Retreat
October 14-15, 2021

Spend two inspiring days in the comfort of your own home, honing your songwriting craft and co-writing with top hit-makers Marty Dodson, Clay Mills, and special guest hit writers/producers!

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The Songwriting MasterClass Series

Transform your songs & songwriting for life!


This six-week songwriting masterclass will level-up your writing in a big way– in a very short time. Train with multi #1 writers/producers Clay Mills & Marty Dodson.

This class is offered only once a year every January and February.

Special Events


SongTown Creative Xperience Workshop & Annual Birthday Bash

Spend the day on Zoom with us honing your songwriting craft and learning from top hit-makers Marty Dodson, Clay Mills, and special guests in our full day-roll-up-your-sleeves, get-your-hands-dirty songwriting course.  Then join us in the evening for the big annual SongTown Birthday Bash!

The 2021 Birthday Bash & Creative Xperience will be held virtually on Saturday, October 16th

SongTown TV

The original “On Songwriting” Monthly Webinar.

On Songwriting Live Webinar

Stay tuned for our next guest announcement!

An online songwriting event you won’t want to miss…
Join host Marty Dodson and a special industry guest for an hour of online songwriting education!

Video Training Packs

Created by Hit Writers – Work at Your Own Pace


Amateur Vs. Pro Songwriting

Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall when hit songwriters are creating magic? This one-of-a-kind songwriting course/video, featuring Tim Johnson and Clay Mills, pulls back the curtain to spotlight the differences in pro songwriting sessions vs. amateur. You will watch real-time as Pro songwriters write the same song title as 2 sets of Amateur writers in adjacent studios. We captured all on film and it’s eye-opening!

All Levels
1 Video
Total Time  1hrs: 46mins

(Price: 29.99) 

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This course is FREE for members of SongTown!


Intro To GarageBand and Building Tracks

Pro Songwriter/Track Guy Daniel Ross takes you step-by-step through building a demo track from scratch in Garage Band. You’ll learn tips and tricks used by one of the hottest up-and-coming track guys to use in your own home demos. Daniel and host Marty Dodson take a basic guitar/vocal version of a song and build a track into a finished production. A must watch songwriting course for anyone wanting to build their own tracks

Levels: Beginner, Intermediate
22 Videos
Total Running Time – 7hrs: 41 mins!

(Price: $147

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This course is FREE for members of SongTown!


Breaking Down The Hits: Tom Shapiro

Hall of Fame Songwriter Tom Shapiro breaks down 21 of his biggest hits in an exclusive SongTown songwriting course. A rare step-by-step breakdown of his writing, re-writing, and demoing process of each song.

Includes 21 companion assignments from SongTown co-founder Marty Dodson!

All Levels
21 Videos
Total Time  5hrs: 33mins!

 (Price $179) 

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This course is FREE for members of SongTown!