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Why you should share your music | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

Why You Should Share Your Music

September 6, 2018

Recognize your fear as a compass We’ve talked about this here before, but it’s worth mentioning again. Use your fear as a compass. Fear can be a really great tool. It tells you when there’s danger to avoid and it keeps you humble. But sometimes, we can have fears around…

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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…

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Quality vs Quantity in Songwriting: Which is better? • SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

Quality vs Quantity in Songwriting: Which is better?

July 9, 2018

Just like nature vs. nurture, the chicken vs. the egg, and all other great debates that came before it, songwriters have long wondered: “What is the better approach to my songwriting? Quality or quantity?” Should you shoot for the highest quality songs you can, regardless of how many days, weeks,…

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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…

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A Solo Songwriter’s Introduction to Cowriting_ How to Find Cowriters when you Don't Live in a Music City • SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary female singer songwriter

How to Find Cowriters when you Don’t Live in a Music City

June 11, 2018

This is part 2 in our 3-part mini-series all about cowriting! In case you missed the first part, here it is: Part 1: A Solo Songwriter’s Introduction to Cowriting: The Benefits, and Why All Songwriters Should Cowrite In part one, we talked about how cowriting helps a songwriter grow, and…

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A Solo Songwriter’s Introduction to Cowriting-The Benefits, and Why All Songwriters Should Cowrite-SongFancy

A Solo Songwriter’s Introduction to Cowriting: The Benefits, and Why All Songwriters Should Cowrite

May 21, 2018

Welcome to part one of our 3 part mini-series on cowriting! In this article, we’ll talk about exactly who cowriting is for, why it’s awesome, and what to expect before you dive into your first cowrite. In the coming articles, we’ll discuss how to find cowriters (especially if you don’t…

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'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…

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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…

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Kick writers block out of the writing room. Join the 5 in 5 Song Challenge. _Presented by SongFancy

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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All the songwriters who took home ACM Awards this weekend! | |SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter.

Songwriters Who Won ACM’s this Weekend

April 16, 2018

This information comes from MusicRow.com. SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR Congrats Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Zach Crowell, and Josh Osborne! Single of the Year went to Body Like a Backroad, which has been EVERYWHERE. This Sam Hunt single has seen tons of airplay on not only country radio, but pop…

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