Posts by Sarah Spencer

How to Write to Songwriting Prompts

How to Write to Songwriting Prompts | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

Songwriting prompts are great tools for songwriters of all levels and backgrounds. If you’re stuck with writer’s block, out of ideas, or just need a place to start, a great songwriting prompt can get you going. If you’ve been around the ol’ SongFancy block a time or two before, then you know we’re huge proponents…

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How to Sleigh your Christmas Cover Song Video

How to Sleigh your Christmas Cover Song Video | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

Christmas cover songs and holiday music is played everywhere this time of year. You can’t walk into a store without hearing Mariah Carey’s breathy vocals on “All I Want for Christmas Is You” pumping through the overhead speakers. This is also the time of year when a lot of artists and songwriters release holiday music…

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Black Friyay Deals and Launches Inside

Happy Black Friyay, SongFancy fam! Here’s all the good stuff we’ve got going on for you: NEW: The SongFancy Store   That’s right, SongFancy now has a store front! You wanted them, they’re here – fun goodies like notebooks, mugs, hoodies, shirts, and stickers to tell the world that you’re a songwriter. Check out all…

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Christmas Gifts for Songwriters and Musicians in 2018

Last Christmas, I shared The Ultimate Songwriter Christmas Gift list – It was some of my favorite products and gifts with y’all so you could pamper the musician in your life. Or, sneakily leave the list lying around for your husband or boyfriend to find! Did you get everything you waned last year? If so,…

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4 Signs You Might be a Bitter Songwriter

4 Signs You Might be a Bitter Songwriter | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

Keeping a good attitude about your music can mean the difference between everyday joy and existential despair. I’m not even joking. If you’re wondering if bitterness is sucking you of your lifeblood, see if the following points resonate with you. You might be bitter if… 1. You don’t get why you’re not on the radio…

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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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