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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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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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Songwriting is more than magic - it's hard work. --- Songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter . |SongFancy.com

Songwriting is More than Magic, it’s Hard Work

February 19, 2018

Inspiration is a wonderful thing, but it’s only part of the equation. Inspiration is that gorgeous little spark that lights us up from the inside. We suddenly stop what we’re doing and we say to ourselves, “I have to write that song! Now! RIGHT NOW.” So you stop what you’re…

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Want to get majorly ahead in your songwriting? Try penning 30 songs in 30 days. Artist/songwriter Lesley Barth tells you how it rocked her world and how it will rock yours, too. | SongFancy songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady songwriter.

10 Reasons Why You Should Write 30 Songs in 30 Days

January 15, 2018

By now, you’re probably familiar with SongFancy’s 5 in 5 Song Challenge. Meet Lesley Barth – she participated in a 5 and 5 and decided to kick it up a notch: by writing 30 songs in 30 days. Here’s what Lesley learned during the experiment, and why she recommends all…

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Quotes on songwriting from professional songwriters. The Pitch List podcast and SongFancy team up to inspire you with these nuggets of wisdom from the pro-songwriter guests they have on their show! SongFancy.com | Songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary female songwriter.

Quotes on Songwriting from Professional Songwriters on The Pitch List Podcast

January 1, 2018

This weeks post comes courtesy of Dana Rogers and Chris Lindsey at Pitch List podcast. If you haven’t had a moment to listen to this podcast yet, do yourself a favor and follow them. Chris (a hit songwriter himself) interviews pro songwriters who have changed the world with their songs…

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Meet Carly Escoto – the California based singer/songwriter who won SongFancy’s last songwriting competition, the 5 in 5 Songwriting Competition! If you’re unfamiliar, this competition runs in tandem with the 5 in 5 Song Challenge, and gives songwriters a chance to submit their newly written songs to win fun prizes. Carly blew me away with her submission, “Home,” written to one of the daily song prompts, “Where is home?” Here’s how Carly wrote this knock-out song and what her life as a singer/songwriter is like.

Meet 5 in 5 Songwriting Contest Winner, Carly Escoto

January 1, 2018

Meet Carly Escoto – the California based singer/songwriter who won SongFancy’s last songwriting competition, the 5 in 5 Songwriting Competition! If you’re unfamiliar, this competition runs in tandem with the 5 in 5 Song Challenge, and gives songwriters a chance to submit their newly written songs to win fun prizes.…

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5 tips for songwriters who can't quit their day jobs | on SongFancy, the contemporary songwriting blog

5 Tips for Songwriters Who Can’t Quit Their Day Jobs

December 25, 2017

Golda is an Americana singer/songwriter/bassist from Astoria, NYC. She’s graciously written this post specifically for SongFancy songwriters who are struggling to stay creative while working a day job. Her advice is the absolute best. Thanks for the post, Golda! To check out her music, social media and more, go to wwww.thatgolda.com. In…

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Melissa Miller is a pop artist based in Nashville, Tennessee, who writes highly melodic pop with rich visuals that inspire anyone who listens to (or even occasionally indulges in) Top 40 radio. Melissa shares with SongFancy some insights into her songwriting process, peeks into the writing room, what it's like writing with trusted cowriters, and a listen to her new single Like a Boss.

The Pop Songwriting Process with Pop Artist Melissa Miller – Plus, We Premiere Her New Single, Like A Boss!

December 18, 2017

Melissa Miller is a pop artist based in Nashville, Tennessee, who writes highly melodic pop with rich visuals that inspire anyone who listens to (or even occasionally indulges in) Top 40 radio. Melissa shares with SongFancy some insights into her songwriting process, peeks into the writing room, what it’s like…

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Actionable steps to get you through your worst creative lulls. | SongFancy.com, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter

What to Do When You’re at the Bottom of the Creative Roller Coaster

October 23, 2017

The creative roller coaster of emotions is totally a thing. If you’re an artist of any kind, then you know exactly what I’m talking about. Some days you love your work. You’re on cloud nine, and nothing can bring you down. You’re writing constantly, and every song feels like a huge…

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Here's how to fight the constant perfectionism, love your songs again, and see yourself as a serious songwriter (without being too serious all the time). | SongFancy.com | Songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter.

How to Take Yourself Seriously as a Songwriter, Without Being Too Serious

October 9, 2017

One of the major hurdles for creative people (songwriters, painters, authors, what have you) is we are often our own worst critics. One day, we love our work. We feel the immense sense of pride that comes from creating something out of nothing. But then, the very next day, we can switch…

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