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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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How to create a writing schedule (for songwriters) _SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady songwriter

How to Create a Writing Schedule

April 30, 2018

The elephant in the room: LIFE. RESPONSIBILITIES. One of the biggest reasons people struggle to stick with songwriting is the fact that life is often gets in the way. We have all sorts of daily obligations, like obligations to our jobs, friends, and families. And of course, none of these…

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

What is a Hook Book and How to Start One

December 11, 2017

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 an idea. Essentially, a hook book…

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Don't let "lack of time" keep you from writing. Here's how to dig up 1 hour per day to write songs! | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary female songwriter

How to Find 1 Hour a Day to Write Your Songs

June 5, 2017

“Not enough time” is one of the main reasons why songwriters get frustrated with their lack of output. It can be absolutely infuriating! Whether you feel like you’re spread too thin, have too many obligations, or just plain procrastinate (let’s be real… we all do it), sometimes it can feel like…

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We've got big dreams. Let's get them down on paper and start making them happen. Read on. | SongFancy.com

Goal Setting for Songwriters

January 31, 2017

Songwriters have dreams. Songwriters dream about writing songs and building up a collection of work they’re proud of. We dream of garnering some sort of recognition for our craft. Even some of us dream of taking our songs to the stage, to the airwaves, across the country or the world. Songwriters…

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Songwriting tips for how to write your best when you have to stay at home. Here's how to do it in your own writing room. Click through to read! | SongFancy.com

5 Ways to Be More Productive when Writing at Home

September 19, 2016

Writing at home is the beeest. Until it’s the worst. It’s like the difference between going to Starbucks to get some work done, or staying home on the comfy couch with your laptop because that’s your happy place at the moment. Sometimes a separate “office space” like a writing room…

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organization tips for songwriters | getting your folders all set up

How to Organize all Your Songwriting Related Files

August 15, 2016

Creatives tend to be pretty messy people. Oh wait, hold up, it’s cause we’re geniuses. But as you start to collect more and more songs, it quickly becomes a giant p.i.t.a. to keep everything organized. Finishes lyrics, half written lyrics, ideas, hooks, worktapes, song sketches, cowriters information, how the heck does anyone…

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Writing Lyrics | Here's how I format all my lyric sheets and stay organized as a songwriter!

How I Format All My Lyric Sheets

August 11, 2016

Hello, Fancy Fam! A well-organized lyric sheet will make your life sooo much easier. We all have goals for our songs, so let’s be ready for them when the happen by having neat lyrics sheets! You never know when you’re going to get that random perfect opportunity to send your lyrics…

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