It's OK to break the rules of songwriting, but know the structure of a song first so that you can break the rules intelligently. Learn how to write a song in this free music video. Structure is important in every aspect in life, so why not your song?
Athena Reich from ExpertVillage (now eHow) has been a professional musician, actress, artist, singer, songwriter and coach for all of the above. If there's one person who should know how a song should be written, it's Athena.