Posts by Sarah Spencer

Your Summertime Songwriting Challenge is here.

The 5 in 5 Song Challenge is BACK! Join us for this summertime speed songwriting challenge. | Presented by SongFancy

The next session of the 5 in 5 Song Challenge is open! Grab your seat here and come write 5 songs in 5 days with an amazing group of SongFancy writers. This summertime version of the 5/5 is especially vibrant. If we’re all stuck at home and can’t go to the beach, at least our songs…

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How to Be Prolific and Write More Songs

How to Be Prolific and Write More Songs - With Love From SongFancy

It seems like a large part of a writer’s identity has to do with their numbers. Aka, how many songs you write. Scary. We all seem to be striving to write enough songs to be considered prolific. We all want to feel like our output is high. But, we’re all way too familiar with exhaustion…

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How to Stay Sane when your World Just Got Smaller

How to Stay Sane when your World Just Got Smaller | on SongFancy.com

Hi friends. Let’s not beat around the bush – things are a little weird right now. Suddenly there is a lot of uncertainty in our lives. Our routines and schedules have been all changed around. A lot of things we took for granted are either gone entirely, or look a lot different. I see so…

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Quieting Your Fearful Inner Critic

How to Quiet your Fearful Inner Critic | SongFancy

If you are living and breathing, you have heard your inner critic. (Pulse check) It’s that very loud voice in the back of our minds that demeans and belittles us, usually when we’re trying to create. It’s antsy. It’s frenetic. It’s demanding. It incites panic. It guilts you. It tells you that your songs aren’t…

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The Best Gifts for Songwriters: 2019 Edition

The Best Gifts for Songwriters: 2019 Edition | SongFancy

These are my favorite gifts for songwriters from this past year. It’s that time of year again. When goodies are on sale and you’re gifting for everyone in your life. If you’re looking for a fellow songwriter, or just something nice for yourself, here is my 2019 round up of the coolest gifts for songwriters!…

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Black Friday Mini-Sale on SongFancy

SongFancy - Songwriting tips and inspiration for contemporary lady singer/songwriters

Guess what. I’m not a planner. And since I’m not a planner, I’m totally doing the impulsive thing and marking down items in my stores so you can get on the deals ASAP (and I don’t have to plan a sale!) Let’s do this thing! Here’s what’s on sale at SongFancy: ​ ​The Beautiful Book…

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Know Your Why to Write Your Best Songs

Know your songwriting why, and you'll find your songwriting voice. | SongFancy.com

You know this feeling: That feeling when: You’re going about your day when all of a sudden, a great idea for a new song comes to you. And I mean, a great idea. You write it down in your notebook and work on it as soon as you can, or you hit the piano bench…

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5 Ways to Push Past the Second Verse Curse

Writer's block always seems to hit right around that second verse. Here's how you can push past that Second Verse Curse and finish you song! | Songwriting tips on SongFancy.com

The Second Verse Curse: did you knew exactly what I was talking about the moment you read that? It’s that moment when you’ve finished your first verse, and rocked through your chorus and then.. what? What’s next? You feel stuck as soon as you get to the second verse. Frustrating, isn’t it? As annoying as this…

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