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Songwriting Exercise for Uncovering Interesting, Fresh Hooks

April 20, 2016

Great hooks are soooooo hard to come by. This songwriting exercise is a fun one to try when you need some interesting hook ideas (or…

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Piano-Pop Songwriter Katie Lott will Move You with Melody

December 16, 2015

When did you first start writing? I think technically I started writing songs when I was 9 or 10, but (fortunately) I don’t remember any…

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Pursuing a creative career is crazy dramatic. Here's how to get back up on your feet again when life gets you down. #creativity #inspiration SongFancy.com

What to Do when you Feel like you’re Spinning your Wheels

December 7, 2015

I can’t tell you how often I get that dreaded, sinking feeling. It’s all too familiar. My internal dialog starts sound like this: “You’re not…

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No coding required, just good old fashioned design theory. #webdesign SongFancy.com

7 Basic Design principles to Clean up your Band’s Website [Link to Sonicbids]

December 4, 2015

Hay frans! This is an article I wrote for the Sonicbids blog a few weeks back. It was just published this week, so I wanted…

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How to find the cowriters you were meant to write with. #songwriting #creativity #Nashville Songfancy.com

How to Find Cowriters You Absolutely Love Working With

December 1, 2015

If you’re new to cowriting, it can be one of the weirdest things you’ll ever do. When I first started writing songs, I kept them…

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The beautiful, inspiring North Carolina countryside. Mountains.

Inspiration: I found it in the mountains. [Photo Diary]

October 26, 2015

A couple of weekends ago, my fiance and I met my parents at our annual getaway retreat – a small, elegant cottage just outside of Asheville,…

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Hit Songwriter Hillary Lindsey Talks About her Creative Process and Start in Nashville

October 15, 2015

So MusicRow.com just posted this amazing, short interview with Hillary Lindsey. She’s the gal responsible for cowriting “Girl Crush,” (Little Big Town) “Fearless,” (Taylor Swift)…

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Motivational posters to motivate your creative self!

6 Posters to Hang in your Writing Room to Motivate Your Ass

September 30, 2015

Let’s be real — we don’t always feel inspired to sit down and write. We know we love writing, and we know we have to…

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Melissa Miller is a pop singer/songwriter in Nashville, encouraging her fans to Just Push Play.

Melissa Miller is Empowering her Fans to Just Push Play

September 25, 2015

Editor’s note: Melissa has been my very closest friends in Nashville since we both first moved to town in 2012. In fact, we were each…

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Call for Artist/Writers: SongFancy want to Feature You!

September 22, 2015

Who we are: SongFancy is the indie singer/songwriter’s lifestyle blog. We aim to inspire you to create your best work. People come here to read…

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