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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, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary singer songwriter

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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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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My favorite notebooks for songwriters, and how to use them. These make great Christmas gifts for the musicians and songwriters in your life! | SongFancy.com

My Favorite Notebooks for Songwriters

November 13, 2017

The way you write can affect what you write. What do I mean? For example, the way you write on a ukelele is going to be a lot different than the way you write on a guitar or piano. And depending on your familiarity with that instrument, it’s going to…

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How Songwriting Prompts Make You a Better Songwriter | Songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter, SongFancy.com

How Songwriting Prompts Make you a Better Songwriter

September 25, 2017

Prompts force you to think outside of your box Song writing prompts are built by people who are not yourself. Sounds obvious, but when you start a song from a place that is external to you, you’re forced to try new things. You will come up with some cool new ideas you never…

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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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Feel like your worktapes are lacking some pizzazz because you're not a virtuoso guitarist? Here are some quick & easy ways to add sonic interest to your worktapes! | SongFancy.com

How to Record Better Worktapes When You’re Not an Amazing Guitar Player

September 1, 2016

Let’s face it, we’re not all Lindsay Ell. Sometimes our worktapes sound just marginally better than a five year old hammering away at chopsticks. Or, if you’re like me, they sound like someone beating the strings of a poor, pitiful guitar with  6 hotdogs and 1 steak knife. That “steak…

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The ultimate list of hte best christmas gifts for songwriters and musicians | songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter | SongFancy.com

The Ultimate Songwriter Christmas Gift List

December 2, 2014

Songwriters are notoriously hard to shop for. Unless you’re one of us, shopping for a musician/writer/player is awkward. What the heck do songwriters need? She’s already got a guitar. What now? Here’s a handy list you can send to your loved ones with a bunch of items I’ve personally used…

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