The newest addition to the "Ultimate Beginner Series", this is a great how-to book for all songwriters. Russ has carefully presented step-by-step directions and guidelines for putting creative musical ideas on paper. The material is presented in a workbook style, allowing the reader to compose as they read, creating a very practical approach to a complicated process. This book is perfect for classroom instruction, amateur use, or professionals who want to sharpen their skills. It's Easy! ©2000.