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All the songwriters who took home ACM Awards this weekend! | |SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter.
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Songwriters Who Won ACM’s this Weekend

This information comes from MusicRow.com. SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR Congrats Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Zach Crowell, and Josh Osborne! Single of the Year went to Body Like a Backroad, which has been EVERYWHERE. This Sam Hunt single has seen tons of airplay on…

Is it normal If the words aren’t flowing? Absolutely. Here's what songwriters can do about it. Songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter | SongFancy.com
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What to do When The Words Aren’t Flowing

“Is it normal If the words aren’t flowing?” A SongFancy writer asked me this question recently and I thought was worth addressing in a blog post. She wanted to know, “When you have an idea, and you know what you want to write the words aren’t exactly…

Meet Carly Escoto – the California based singer/songwriter who won SongFancy’s last songwriting competition, the 5 in 5 Songwriting Competition! If you’re unfamiliar, this competition runs in tandem with the 5 in 5 Song Challenge, and gives songwriters a chance to submit their newly written songs to win fun prizes. Carly blew me away with her submission, “Home,” written to one of the daily song prompts, “Where is home?” Here’s how Carly wrote this knock-out song and what her life as a singer/songwriter is like.
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Meet 5 in 5 Songwriting Contest Winner, Carly Escoto

Meet Carly Escoto – the California based singer/songwriter who won SongFancy’s last songwriting competition, the 5 in 5 Songwriting Competition! If you’re unfamiliar, this competition runs in tandem with the 5 in 5 Song Challenge, and gives songwriters a chance to submit their newly…

What is a Hook Book and How to Start One | Songwriting tips and techniques for the contemporary songwriter. | SongFancy.com
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What is a Hook Book and How to Start One

What the heck is a hook book? A hook book, or hookbook, is a collection of “hooks” or titles that you have collected all in one easy to reference place. Sometimes, writers add notes and half-written lyrical thoughts beside their hooks to help flesh out…