- Feel a tempo that appeals to me.
- Find a time signature that jives at the chosen tempo.
(Bonus points: tempo is in a time signature other than 4/4)
- Fit a theme, harmony, or melody to the tempo and time signature.
- Develop the theme by adding missing pieces: harmony, melody, etc.
- Repeat step 4 until the song feels complete.
- Share the completed song with the world!