Posts by Sarah Spencer

How to Build Discipline as a Songwriter

Building discipline? Hard! But spoiler alert: Discipline = growth = fun :)

Being a “creative” type and being “disciplined” in your art may not seem like two qualities that go hand in hand. But being a disciplined practitioner of your art is a key skill that all creatives have to learn. Writing with it isn’t fun or without that lightening bolt of inspiration to jumpstart you is…

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Quality vs Quantity in Songwriting: Which is better?

Quality vs Quantity in Songwriting: Which is better? • SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

Just like nature vs. nurture, the chicken vs. the egg, and all other great debates that came before it, songwriters have long wondered: “What is the better approach to my songwriting? Quality or quantity?” Should you shoot for the highest quality songs you can, regardless of how many days, weeks, or years it takes to…

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Different Ways Songwriters Can Cowrite Together

All the Different Ways Songwriters Can Cowrite Together • SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary singer songwriter

This is part 3 in our 3-part mini-series all about cowriting! In case you missed the first two parts, here they are: Part 1: A Solo Songwriter’s Introduction to Cowriting: The Benefits, and Why All Songwriters Should Cowrite Part 2: How to Find Cowriters when you Don’t Live in a Music City So you’ve decided…

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How to Find Cowriters when you Don’t Live in a Music City

A Solo Songwriter’s Introduction to Cowriting_ How to Find Cowriters when you Don't Live in a Music City • SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary female singer songwriter

This is part 2 in our 3-part mini-series all about cowriting! In case you missed the first part, here it is: Part 1: A Solo Songwriter’s Introduction to Cowriting: The Benefits, and Why All Songwriters Should Cowrite In part one, we talked about how cowriting helps a songwriter grow, and why every songwriter should give…

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7 Ways to Kick Procrastination in its Ugly Face

7 ways to kick PROCRASTINATION in it's UGLY FACE. || SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter.

Ugh, procrastination. Chances are, if you’re a creative person, you’re all too familiar with procrastination. Procrastination might feel like it works well in the short term but, but ultimately it sucks a lot of joy from your life. Giving in to procrastination can give you a reputation for being flaky or irresponsible. It can keep you…

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