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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.…

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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…

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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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Join the 5-in-5 Song Challenge and write 5 songs in 5 days! Writer's block doesn't stand a chance. | SongFancy

The 5-in-5 Song Challenge is back! October session is OPEN

September 18, 2017

That’s right, the next session of the 5/5 Song Challenge is open for enrollment! Grab your seat here and come write 5 songs in 5…

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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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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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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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Laugh, cry, and get inspired with these great podcasts for songwriters | Songwriting tips on SongFancy.com

7 Inspiring Podcasts for Songwriters

November 4, 2016

The DIY Musician Podcast from CD Baby Probably my favorite podcast like, ever. It’s a shame it only comes out pretty randomly every month or so. But…

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All my favorite places to read about songwriting! | Songwriting tips on SongFancy.com

My Top 10 Favorite Songwriting and Music Industry Blogs

October 12, 2016

This list could get so big. So fast. So I’m keeping it to the greatest hits! Here are all my favorite blogs and resources that…

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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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