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The 5 in 5 Song Challenge & Songwriting Contest is open for June 2018

April 23, 2018

Announcing: the next session of the 5 in 5 Song Challenge! Are you ready for our biggest and baddest 5/5 yet?  Grab your seat here and come write 5 songs in 5 days with an amazing group of SongFancy writers: Next Session: June 11-15, 2018 Reserve your seat by signing…

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How to make your songs stronger with a re-write _SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady songwriter

How to Approach the Re-Write: Make your Songs Stronger with a Re-Write

April 9, 2018

So you wrote a first draft. Now what? You’re flying high after finishing your latest song. It’s awesome, you love it, you’re excited to bring it to the stage or put it on your EP. So you play it through about a billion times to relive the awesomeness over and…

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Song Feedback is coming! _SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady songwriter

Introducing Song Feedback + Mini-Goal Coaching!

March 7, 2018

  Guess what fam? Remember when I asked you to tell me what products and services you’d like to see from SongFancy in 2018? You spoke, I heard you, and now I’m SO STOKED to announce this: SONG FEEDBACK IS COMING! Coming April 2018   But because we’re a little…

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In the past, we bought albums for the experience of entering into a world that our favorite artist created. With an album, we consume the entire project in a linear fashion – from beginning to end. But with today’s social media-produced attention spans, an album is like a novel you only read on vacations.

Your Song is Not an Album

January 29, 2018

Jess Cates is a professional songwriter with over 100 songs recorded and over 15 million records sold. He’s also had songs placed in films and television. Though he’s a songwriter by trade, Jess offers consulting services for other career-minded songwriters to help them level up. We’re so thrilled to have him offer his valuable advice right here…

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All songwriters need perspective. Professional songwriter Jess Cates shows us how to gain it. | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady songwriter.

Zoom Out From Your Songs

January 22, 2018

Jess Cates is a professional songwriter with over 100 songs recorded and over 15 million records sold. He’s also had songs placed in films and television. Though he’s a songwriter by trade, Jess offers consulting services for other career-minded songwriters to help them level up. We’re so thrilled to have him offer his valuable advice right…

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Want to get majorly ahead in your songwriting? Try penning 30 songs in 30 days. Artist/songwriter Lesley Barth tells you how it rocked her world and how it will rock yours, too. | SongFancy songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady songwriter.

10 Reasons Why You Should Write 30 Songs in 30 Days

January 15, 2018

By now, you’re probably familiar with SongFancy’s 5 in 5 Song Challenge. Meet Lesley Barth – she participated in a 5 and 5 and decided to kick it up a notch: by writing 30 songs in 30 days. Here’s what Lesley learned during the experiment, and why she recommends all…

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Here's how to fight the constant perfectionism, love your songs again, and see yourself as a serious songwriter (without being too serious all the time). | SongFancy.com | Songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter.

How to Take Yourself Seriously as a Songwriter, Without Being Too Serious

October 9, 2017

One of the major hurdles for creative people (songwriters, painters, authors, what have you) is we are often our own worst critics. One day, we love our work. We feel the immense sense of pride that comes from creating something out of nothing. But then, the very next day, we can switch…

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How Songwriting Prompts Make You a Better Songwriter | Songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter, SongFancy.com

How Songwriting Prompts Make you a Better Songwriter

September 25, 2017

Prompts force you to think outside of your box Song writing prompts are built by people who are not yourself. Sounds obvious, but when you start a song from a place that is external to you, you’re forced to try new things. You will come up with some cool new ideas you never…

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Need some inspiring new chord progressions to add to your repertoire? Click here to try these on for size | SongFancy.com Songwriting tips & inspiration for the contemporary lady songwriter

4 Quick and Dirty Chord Progressions for Songwriters

June 12, 2017

Starting a new song, but lacking in inspiring chord progressions? Try these on for size! Let’s run through some quick and dirty chord progressions you can use right this second to write a song. Alright? Alright! Let’s get playing! We’re going to look at these progressions as both numbers and actual chord…

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Learning who you are as a songwriter, and who you are as a singer, will shape who you are as a full artist. Learn how to figure out your singing voice and write songs that enhance it! | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary female songwriter

How to Find Your Artistic Identity Through Your Singing and Songwriting Voices

May 29, 2017

Kelly Hoppenjans is an accomplished vocalist, songwriter, and artist based in Nashville, Tennessee. Today, she tells us how your songwriting and your singing all work to affect your identity as an artist.  All singer/songwriters have two voices Who are you as an artist? What is your brand? What is your message?…

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