Song and Lyric Writing
Singing other people’s songs (covers) will take you just so far. Songwriting, like any other ability, is an art and a craft unto itself. Here are some resources I highly recommend:
Writing Better Lyrics by Pat Pattison
Deedee O’Malley Song Writing Book
Song Writing: Becoming Remarkable by Harriet Schock
Jeannie Deva is one of the nation’s most respected voice and performance coaches. Through Singer's Guide to Powerful Performances she offers many insights for vocalists who are striving for excellence.