#1
what would you recommend to someone that can't get a teacher but reallly wants to learn theory and make their own music.

ive tried the lessons on this site but some require you to have previous knowledge of something.
#2
music book?that'll help and give you this knowledge needed for understanding the lessons here.
#3
You could hire a teacher on the internet. They'll just send you videos or sheet music to print out. That of course only works if you meant you can't get a teacher because you don't have the time to go anywhere or anything. If it's a money issue or something related then nevermind.
#5
if ya wanted someone to teach ya, couldnt you ask a friend who has a higher level of skill?
Just a suggestion

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Steve
#6
Dunno if you found this lesson, since it's in "For beginners" rather than "theory"

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/lessons/for_beginners/learning_music_theory_the_beginning.html

I found it very helpful, and i had no prior knowledge.
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