Posts by Sarah Spencer

Why You Should Share Your Music

Why you should share your music | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

Recognize your fear as a compass We’ve talked about this here before, but it’s worth mentioning again. Use your fear as a compass. Fear can be a really great tool. It tells you when there’s danger to avoid and it keeps you humble. But sometimes, we can have fears around things that hold us back…

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Dates Announced: Join The Fall 5 in 5 Song Challenge

The Fall 5 in 5 Song Challenge is here! September 10-14. Sign up! Presented by SongFancy

Announcing: the next session of the 5 in 5 Song Challenge! Are you feeling up for a songwriting challenge?  Grab your seat here and come write 5 songs in 5 days with an amazing group of SongFancy writers: Next Session: September 10th-14th, 2018 Reserve your seat by signing up below: Why this challenge is so…

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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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