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How to create a writing schedule (for songwriters) _SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady songwriter

How to Create a Writing Schedule

April 30, 2018

The elephant in the room: LIFE. RESPONSIBILITIES. One of the biggest reasons people struggle to stick with songwriting is the fact that life is often…

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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…

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5 Super Practical Ways to Shake Off Songwriter’s Block

February 5, 2018

This weeks post comes from Jon Anderson. Jon is the founder of Two Story Melody, a fantastic songwriting blog that tells the stories and processes behind beautiful…

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All songwriters need perspective. Professional songwriter Jess Cates shows us how to gain it. | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady songwriter.

Zoom Out From Your Songs

January 22, 2018

Jess Cates is a professional songwriter with over 100 songs recorded and over 15 million records sold. He’s also had songs placed in films and…

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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…

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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…

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

5 Amazing Ways Songwriting Prompts Make you a Better Songwriter

September 25, 2017

If you’ve been around here long enough, you know we love us some songwriting prompts at SongFancy. Songwriting prompts are the heart and soul of…

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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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Songwriting Tip: Quick Exercise for Uncovering Interesting, Fresh Hooks

April 20, 2016

Great hooks are soooooo hard to come by. Finding an awesome concept for a new song is like looking for a needle in a haystack.…

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How to Get Critical Feedback on Your New Songs

September 1, 2015

Feedback. We know we need it. Although it’s easy to have mixed feelings: Our songs are precious little nuggets that we’re so proud of. Releasing…

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