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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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Need some inspiring new chord progressions to add to your repertoire? Click here to try these on for size | SongFancy.com Songwriting tips & inspiration for the contemporary lady songwriter

4 Quick and Dirty Chord Progressions for Songwriters

June 12, 2017

Starting a new song, but lacking in inspiring chord progressions? Try these on for size! Let’s run through some quick and dirty chord progressions you can use…

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Don't let "lack of time" keep you from writing. Here's how to dig up 1 hour per day to write songs! | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary female songwriter

How to Find 1 Hour a Day to Write Your Songs

June 5, 2017

“Not enough time” is one of the main reasons why songwriters get frustrated with their lack of output. It can be absolutely infuriating! Whether you feel…

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Learning who you are as a songwriter, and who you are as a singer, will shape who you are as a full artist. Learn how to figure out your singing voice and write songs that enhance it! | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary female songwriter

How to Find Your Artistic Identity Through Your Singing and Songwriting Voices

May 29, 2017

Kelly Hoppenjans is an accomplished vocalist, songwriter, and artist based in Nashville, Tennessee. Today, she tells us how your songwriting and your singing all work to…

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If you think all your ideas are terrible, read this. If you haven't written a song in ages, read this. If you're struggling with getting back on the songwriting bangwagon, please, read this. | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter.

Why You Have a Hard Time Coming up with Good Song Ideas

May 16, 2017

Having a great idea to write about can be the difference between writing a song you love, or feeling like you’re wasting your time. When…

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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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Three simple ways to get your songs recorded by singers and bands. Read on | SongFancy.com

3 Ways to Get Your Songs Recorded by Artists & Bands

February 7, 2017

One of the biggest struggles songwriters can have is finding artists to record their material. If your goal is to make an income from your…

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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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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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