I like the forums and try to contribute where I can, but I'm not really good with the critiquing, sorry!
I do thank you all for the feedback! And don't expect anyone to wade through my stuff, at all.
I rarely sing, even in the car, but songs gotta get demoed.
I posted this in the FAWM forums, and it came out pretty good, so:
For FAWM purposes, I'm happy with a verse and a chorus with chords and a melody. Now the song *exists,* and I can change it or add to it. Riffs and bridges and stuff are easy enough to find noodling, and additional verses are basically crossword puzzles once you've set up their rules (melody, meter). You can make stuff with clay, but first you have to make the clay itself, and that's what's happening for me.