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We all play it. We know it's bad. But here are some even more devious ways the comparison game rips up your life and your songwriting. | SongFancy.com

Why The Comparison Game Sucks in Ways we Don’t Even Realize

October 2, 2017

Be aware of The Comparison Game. I know for a fact that whenever you’ve written a song that you’re not particularly excited about, you start…

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If you think all your ideas are terrible, read this. If you haven't written a song in ages, read this. If you're struggling with getting back on the songwriting bangwagon, please, read this. | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter.

Why You Have a Hard Time Coming up with Good Song Ideas

May 16, 2017

Having a great idea to write about can be the difference between writing a song you love, or feeling like you’re wasting your time. When…

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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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Get inspired with my favorite songwriter TED talks for songwriters! | SongFancy.com

5 TED Talks for Songwriters

April 25, 2017

If you’re anything like me, you constantly have TED talks and podcasts and YouTube lectures running in your earbuds while you’re doing anything. Sometimes, I…

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Three lies and the truth about you and your songwriting. | SongFancy

3 Lies You Tell Yourself About Your Songwriting and the Actual Truth

April 21, 2017

1. The Lie: You think you have nothing to say. You’re telling yourself that your perspective on anything isn’t interesting enough to even be said.…

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Songwriters are artists, too. How? Read on: | SongFancy.com

5 Reasons Why Songwriters are Artists, Too

April 10, 2017

When we think about the music industry, the term “artist” is typically reserved for the people who are singing on stages, selling albums, and recording…

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Well written love songs by incredible contemporary songwriters. Get your love on. | SongFancy.com

I know you love love songs.

February 13, 2017

Happy Valentine’s day, love! WIth v-day right around the corner, I wanted to made some lovely little playlists for you. They’re full of incredibly well…

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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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