Productivity

Get inspiration delivered straight to your inbox - from SongFancy!

Never miss the latest songwriting tips from your favorite songwriting blog. Sign up below and we'll email you the weekly blog post!

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

4 Signs You Might be a Bitter Songwriter

October 29, 2018

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…

KEEP READING
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:…

KEEP READING
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.…

KEEP READING
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…

KEEP READING
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…

KEEP READING
All the Different Ways Songwriters Can Cowrite Together • SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary singer songwriter

Different Ways Songwriters Can Cowrite Together

June 25, 2018

This is part 3 in our 3-part mini-series all about cowriting! In case you missed the first two parts, here they are: Part 1: A Solo Songwriter’s Introduction to Cowriting: The Benefits, and Why All Songwriters Should Cowrite Part 2: How to Find Cowriters when you Don’t Live in a…

KEEP READING
're stuck on a lyric! From SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary singer songwriter

Mind Mapping for Exercise for Songwriting: Do This Every Time You’re Stuck on a Lyric

May 14, 2018

Who uses mind mapping? A mind map is a tool used by writers, project managers, marketers, and all sorts of people to brainstorm new ideas. It’s also a fabulous exercise for songwriters to visually produce new material for songs! What you’ll need: A notebook or a sheet of paper (one…

KEEP READING
7 ways to kick PROCRASTINATION in it's UGLY FACE. || SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter.

7 Ways to Kick Procrastination in its Ugly Face

May 7, 2018

Ugh, procrastination. Chances are, if you’re a creative person, you’re all too familiar with procrastination. Procrastination might feel like it works well in the short term but, but ultimately it sucks a lot of joy from your life. Giving in to procrastination can give you a reputation for being flaky or…

KEEP READING
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…

KEEP READING
9 Tips for Beginning Songwriters - SongFancy, songwriting tips & inspiration for the contemporary lady songwriiter

9 Tips for Beginning Songwriters

March 12, 2018

This post comes courtesy of Mella from MellaMusic and BrainStamp. Mella is a professional session singer and musician – she helps musicians complete their creative ideas by providing her voice to their song or project. She has a lot of great articles on voice and songwriting at her blog, so giver her…

KEEP READING
Get inspiration delivered straight to your inbox - from SongFancy!

Never miss the latest songwriting tips from your favorite songwriting blog. Sign up below and we'll email you the weekly blog post!