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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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Save up those Christmas songs, they could become classics. Here's why: | SongFancy.com

Feeling Festive? When to Write that Christmas Song or Holiday Song

December 21, 2016

It seems that every year, when the nights get longer and colder, when our living room is festooned with presents, ornaments, and glistening lights, I…

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

The Best Songwriting Books to Level Up Your Craft

November 30, 2016

These are the best songwriting books I’ve ever read. Plus a few more. Because most likely if you’re interested in songwriting, you’re definitely a creative,…

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Writer's block always seems to hit right around that second verse. Here's how you can push past that Second Verse Curse and finish you song! | Songwriting tips on SongFancy.com

4 Ways to Push Past the Dreaded Second Verse Curse

October 8, 2016

Ah, the Second Verse Curse. You knew exactly what I was talking about the moment you read that title. It’s a thing. It’s an awful…

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All creatives get duped into believeing one thing: that we are hopelessly dependent on the whim of the muse. Here's what you can do to break the spell: | Songwriting tips at SongFancy.com

3 Major Myths about Where Great Song Ideas Come From

October 3, 2016

Ok, so if you read my last post on the perpetuated untruth of magical inspiration, then you know this is something I’m passionate about. It makes…

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Songwriting tip! Here's how to write better, more meaningful lyrics using all five of our senses. Show, don't tell! | SongFancy.com

Writing for the Senses: Songwriting Tip for Memorable, Meaningful Lyrics

September 12, 2016

Songs have a beautiful capacity to take you places. When you hear a song that you used to listen to all the time, you suddenly…

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Writer's block sucks. Here's what you can do to move past it. | SongFancy.com

What to do when Writer’s Block Hits… Hard

September 5, 2016

Real talk: being a creative writery-type person is draining. You know it. Some days, it’s like we have so many new ideas and songs pouring…

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How to write songs that spealk: Drawing people into your world with clear, open songwriting. | SongFancy.com

Writing Songs that Speak: How to Write Songs that Reach People with Your Message

August 30, 2016

At SongFancy, the goal is twofold: 1. Get you jazzed and inspired to write songs. 2. And give you tools & techniques to write songs that…

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Free resources for songwriters | songwriting tips, exercises, worksheets, and other downloadables.

Free Resources for Songwriters: Introducing SongFancy Resource Library!

August 25, 2016

Hey friends! Today’s the day! The SongFancy resource library is officially open to members! Pop fizz clink, babes! Wanna get access to the library? Sign…

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Pursuing a creative career is crazy dramatic. Here's how to get back up on your feet again when life gets you down. #creativity #inspiration SongFancy.com

What to Do when you Feel like you’re Spinning your Wheels

December 7, 2015

I can’t tell you how often I get that dreaded, sinking feeling. It’s all too familiar. My internal dialog starts sound like this: “You’re not…

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