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Announcing ARIEL PETRIE: Winner of the June 2018 5 in 5 Song Challenge! • SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

Congrats to the Winner of the June 5 in 5 Songwriting Contest, Ariel Petrie!

July 7, 2018

Congratulations to the winner from the June 2018 5 in 5 Song Challenge, miss Ariel Petrie! What are the prizes? The winner will receive: A digital copy of my book, The Beautiful Book of Songwriting Prompts A featured write up & interview on SongFancy (see winner Carly Escoto’s interview!) One free Song Feedback + Mini-Goal…

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5 Awesome Recordings Apps and Software for Beginning Songwriters • SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary singer songwriter

5 Awesome Recording Apps and Programs for Beginning Songwriters

July 2, 2018

This week’s post is written by guest poster, Sandra Larson, a writer with a passion for music. Sandra brings us some awesome apps for you to try out! If you are a beginner songwriter, you’re probably finding yourself in need of some really great software to record and organize your…

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All the Different Ways Songwriters Can Cowrite Together • SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary singer songwriter

Different Ways Songwriters Can Cowrite Together

June 25, 2018

This is part 3 in our 3-part mini-series all about cowriting! In case you missed the first two parts, here they are: Part 1: A Solo Songwriter’s Introduction to Cowriting: The Benefits, and Why All Songwriters Should Cowrite Part 2: How to Find Cowriters when you Don’t Live in a…

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A Solo Songwriter’s Introduction to Cowriting_ 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

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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're stuck on a lyric! From SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary singer songwriter

Mind Mapping for Exercise for Songwriting: Do This Every Time You’re Stuck on a Lyric

May 14, 2018

Who uses mind mapping? A mind map is a tool used by writers, project managers, marketers, and all sorts of people to brainstorm new ideas. It’s also a fabulous exercise for songwriters to visually produce new material for songs! What you’ll need: A notebook or a sheet of paper (one…

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7 ways to kick PROCRASTINATION in it's UGLY FACE. || SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter.

7 Ways to Kick Procrastination in its Ugly Face

May 7, 2018

Ugh, procrastination. Chances are, if you’re a creative person, you’re all too familiar with procrastination. Procrastination might feel like it works well in the short term but, but ultimately it sucks a lot of joy from your life. Giving in to procrastination can give you a reputation for being flaky or…

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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 gets in the way. We have all sorts of daily obligations, like obligations to our jobs, friends, and families. And of course, none of these…

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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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Join the 5 in 5 Song Challenge and KICK writer's block to the curb, make songwriter FRIENDS, and write 5 WHOLE SONGS in 5 days! | |SongFancy.com Songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady songwriter.

Sign ups for the April 2018 5 in 5 Song Challenge are open!

March 26, 2018

Announcing: the next session of the 5 in 5 Song Challenge! Are you ready for our biggest and baddest 5/5 yet?  Grab your seat here and come write 5 songs in 5 days with an amazing group of SongFancy writers: Next Session: April 2-6, 2018 [ Save your seat here! ] Why…

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