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Women Crush Music: Nashville networking event for female singers and songwriters | SongFancy.com

#WomenCrush Music Nashville Chapter Re-Launches With New CL Lauren Autry

September 14, 2018

Inspiration and networking? Heck yes. If you’re a Nashville bound lady and you’re looking to attend an event with killer live music, inspiring songwriter babes, and a great chance to network, check out the latest from #WomenCrush Music. They’re relaunching their Nashville chapter and kicking things off with a fantastic…

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

Why You Should Share Your Music

September 6, 2018

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…

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

Dates Announced: Join The Fall 5 in 5 Song Challenge

August 20, 2018

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:…

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9 Songwriting Tools To Help Maximize Your Time And Creativity _ SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

9 Songwriting Tools To Help Maximize Your Time And Creativity

July 30, 2018

I want to bust a myth about songwriting. The length of the writing session doesn’t matter. It’s more about applying yourself and having the right songwriting tools. You can write killer songs in short, intentional songwriting sessions. Jimi Hendrix wrote “Little Wing,” one of his biggest songs, in 145 seconds.…

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

How to Build Discipline as a Songwriter

July 23, 2018

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…

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Walking and Writing: How 5 in 5 Contest Winner Shannon Soderlund approaches songwriting and her many musical projects | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

Walking and Writing: How 5 in 5 Contest Winner Shannon Söderlund Approaches Songwriting and her Many Musical Projects

July 16, 2018

From bands, duos, to solo acts, see the creative process of our latest 5 in 5 Song Contest winner, Shannon Söderlund. When did you first start writing? I started writing around the time I was 6 or 7. My first song was about how Christmas was special. It also included…

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

Quality vs Quantity in Songwriting: Which is better?

July 9, 2018

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,…

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Announcing ARIEL PETRIE: Winner of the June 2018 5 in 5 Song Challenge! • SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

Congrats to the Winner of the June 5 in 5 Songwriting Contest, Ariel Petrie!

July 7, 2018

Congratulations to the winner from the June 2018 5 in 5 Song Challenge, miss Ariel Petrie! What are the prizes? The winner will receive: A digital copy of my book, The Beautiful Book of Songwriting Prompts A featured write up & interview on SongFancy (see winner Carly Escoto’s interview!) One free Song Feedback + Mini-Goal…

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5 Awesome Recordings Apps and Software for Beginning Songwriters • SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary singer songwriter

5 Awesome Recording Apps and Programs for Beginning Songwriters

July 2, 2018

This week’s post is written by guest poster, Sandra Larson, a writer with a passion for music. Sandra brings us some awesome apps for you to try out! If you are a beginner songwriter, you’re probably finding yourself in need of some really great software to record and organize your…

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Announcing the Winners of the January and April 5 in 5 Song Challenge | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary singer songwriter

Congrats, 5/5 Winners from the January and April Sessions!

July 1, 2018

Congratulations to the winner’s from the April and January 2018 5 in 5 Song Challenge! If you find your name below, shoot me an email or a facebook message with your email address and we’ll get rolling on your prizes. :) Congrats to the winners! What are the prizes? Each…

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