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Songwriting is more than magic - it's hard work. --- Songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter . |SongFancy.com

Songwriting is More than Magic, it’s Hard Work

February 19, 2018

Inspiration is a wonderful thing, but it’s only part of the equation. Inspiration is that gorgeous little spark that lights us up from the inside.…

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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

What to do When The Words Aren’t Flowing

February 14, 2018

“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…

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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…

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5 tips for songwriters who can't quit their day jobs | on SongFancy, the contemporary songwriting blog

5 Tips for Songwriters Who Can’t Quit Their Day Jobs

December 25, 2017

Golda is an Americana singer/songwriter/bassist from Astoria, NYC. She’s graciously written this post specifically for SongFancy songwriters who are struggling to stay creative while working a day…

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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…

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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…

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Why you need to finish songs - all the way through! From beginning to end. | SongFancy.com

4 Reasons Why You Need to Finish More Songs Than You Start

May 2, 2017

It can be really easy to start a new song that you’re excited about, then walk away once the thrill is gone. Especially if you…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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