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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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Songwriters are brave af. Here's why. | Songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary songwriter, on SongFancy.com

4 Reasons Why Songwriters are Brave AF

November 6, 2017

Songwriters are brave people. You are brave people. You’re writing the songs that have the potential to move mountains, to rock worlds, to heal –…

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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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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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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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Required reading for songwriters! The best songwriting books, books on creativity, and the music industry. | SongFancy.com

The Best Songwriting Books to Level Up Your Craft

November 30, 2016

These are the best songwriting books I’ve ever read. Plus a few more. Because most likely if you’re interested in songwriting, you’re definitely a creative,…

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Songwriting tip! Here's how to write better, more meaningful lyrics using all five of our senses. Show, don't tell! | SongFancy.com

Writing for the Senses: Songwriting Tip for Memorable, Meaningful Lyrics

September 12, 2016

Songs have a beautiful capacity to take you places. When you hear a song that you used to listen to all the time, you suddenly…

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Some lyrics just have that magical quality. Learn how to write lyrics that fit into their melodies like a can in a koozie with this songwriting tip! Click to read! | SongFancy.com

Amazing Phrasing: How to Write Lyrics and Melodies that Fit Together Like a Glove

September 7, 2016

Hello Fanciers! Let’s talk about something magical. Ever notice how some songs seem to have this completely fluid quality about their lyrics? They sound almost…

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How to write songs that spealk: Drawing people into your world with clear, open songwriting. | SongFancy.com

Writing Songs that Speak: How to Write Songs that Reach People with Your Message

August 30, 2016

At SongFancy, the goal is twofold: 1. Get you jazzed and inspired to write songs. 2. And give you tools & techniques to write songs that…

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