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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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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…

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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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Required reading for songwriters! The best songwriting books, books on creativity, and the music industry. | SongFancy.com

The Best Books on Songwriting, the Music Business, and Creativity

November 30, 2016

Looking  for some reading on songwriting? Or maybe you’re searching for the perfect stocking stuffer for that songwriter in your life? Here’s a collection of books I highly recommend. They’re either books I’ve read cover to cover, keep as a reference, or are considered staples in any songwriter’s library. Books…

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Laugh, cry, and get inspired with these great podcasts for songwriters | Songwriting tips on SongFancy.com

7 Inspiring Podcasts for Songwriters

November 4, 2016

The DIY Musician Podcast from CD Baby Probably my favorite podcast like, ever. It’s a shame it only comes out pretty randomly every month or so. But each episode is well worth a listen. Host Kevin Breuner is so casual and calming, which makes this podcast super easy to listen to. You’ll get…

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All my favorite places to read about songwriting! | Songwriting tips on SongFancy.com

My Top 10 Favorite Songwriting and Music Industry Blogs

October 12, 2016

This list could get so big. So fast. So I’m keeping it to the greatest hits! Here are all my favorite blogs and resources that I read obsessively: DIY Musician Blog from CD Baby This blog is chock full of easy to digest how-to’s for those of us who just…

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Songwriting Tip: Quick Exercise for Uncovering Interesting, Fresh Hooks

April 20, 2016

Great hooks are soooooo hard to come by. Finding an awesome concept for a new song is like looking for a needle in a haystack. Sometimes they just come to you and omg, it’s the best! Other times, you’re in a cowrite and it’s silent and you’re both just spinning…

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Introducing: A Continually Updated Listing of Songwriting Opportunities, Contests, and Pitches on Frettie

September 17, 2015

[Full Disclosure: The links in this post are indeed affiliate links!] So it’s obvious that I love Frettie. The concept itself and the team that runs it are just wonderful and I love them all to death. For those of you who may be unfamiliar, Frettie.com is an online community…

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How to Get Critical Feedback on Your New Songs

September 1, 2015

Feedback. We know we need it. Although it’s easy to have mixed feelings: Our songs are precious little nuggets that we’re so proud of. Releasing them into the world and asking for criticism seems masochistic and unnecessary. But feedback is critical for 2 reasons: It makes you a better writer. If you want…

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Songwriting Tips for Inspiration: Find Real Stories on StoryCorps.com

August 31, 2015

This is SUCH a cool project. StoryCorps is an organization that has collected over 50,000 interviews and narratives, as told by the Americans who lived them. Every single story has been burned to a disc, and is preserved in the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. There are some…

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