Writing Songs Lead to Writing Scenes Lead to Writing Songs

I keep saying I need to choose between writing fiction and songwriting but there is no choice – they work together. When I’m thinking about writing a song, I see a scene and writing that scene helps me then write the song. And when I listen to music on SiriusXM as I’m driving around, I can’t wait to get to my home computer and start writing scenes.

But one of the coolest things for me, as a songwriter, was watching Sir Paul talk about how he wrote this song: