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Blog2021-10-11T15:02:35+10:00
112, 2022

How to Create a Masterpiece – Behind the Scenes of a Master Artist

By |December 1st, 2022|

How to Create a Masterpiece - Behind the Scenes of a Master Artist Based on the content of Episode 19, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence If you knew what it took to create a masterpiece, would you do it? Learn how master artist Pablo Picasso can show us what it takes to create a songwriting masterpiece. Behind the Scenes: Picasso 1932 I’ve used the analogy of painting

1011, 2022

What Genre Is My Music? An Insightful Journey from Folk Songwriter to Gospel Artist

By |November 10th, 2022|

What Genre Is My Music? An Insightful Journey from Folk Songwriter to Gospel Artist Based on the Podcast Episode: "What Genre Is My Music? An Insightful Journey from Folk Songwriter to Gospel Artist with Hannah Acfield" - Episode 18, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence If you feel bound by genre or stuck in your creative styles, liberate your self-expression to realise the music you’ve always wanted to make. Be inspired by

311, 2022

Simple Ways That You Can Stay Open To Songwriting Magic Each Day

By |November 3rd, 2022|

Simple Ways That You Can Stay Open To Songwriting Magic Each Day Based on the content of Episode 17, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence In this blog and podcast episode, discover how to experience songwriting magic in a real and tangible way to up-level your creative practice and your life. What is the magic of songwriting? Does songwriting feel magical to you? One minute there’s no song,

3010, 2022

Co-writing Conversations at the Whitsundays Songwriter Festival

By |October 30th, 2022|

Co-writing Conversations at the Whitsundays Songwriter Festival Based on the Podcast Episode: "Co-writing Conversations at the Whitsundays Songwriter Festival" - Bonus Episode, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence We interview 5 professional songwriters about their co-writing experience at the inaugural Whitsundays Songwriter Festival 2022. Hear from Graeme Connors, Tia Gostelow, Karen Jacobsen, Bryce Sainty and LT (Leanne Tennant) in the full podcast audio, or read below for some quick co-writing tips. Whether

1210, 2022

Collaboration & Co-writing: Why We’re Better Together

By |October 12th, 2022|

Collaboration & Co-writing: Why We’re Better Together by Francesca de Valence One songwriter arrived via a course at the Sydney Conservatorium, and the other through an online workshop with UK Ivor’s Academy, but they both ended up in an I Heart Songwriting Club group together writing 100 songs next to each other, virtually, from opposite sides of the world. To celebrate 100 songs, they decided to join a live session and write a song

1909, 2022

How Do I Start Writing Songs? 5 Tips for Songwriting for Beginners

By |September 19th, 2022|

How Do I Start Writing Songs? 5 Tips for Songwriting for Beginners by Francesca de Valence You have probably heard this question frequently asked of songwriters - “do you start writing with the words or music first?” Unfortunately, there is no one answer, as there isn’t one way to write a song.  Each songwriter approaches songwriting differently, and possibly even a different way each time they write. Whereas one time they may start with

1808, 2022

Healing the Mind, Body and Spirit Through Songwriting and Creative Living

By |August 18th, 2022|

Healing the mind, body and spirit through songwriting and creative living Based on the Podcast Episode: "How Songwriting Helped Me Heal with Karen Law" - Episode 16, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence A rich and magical conversation with songwriter Karen Law about creative living, songwriting and her healing journey with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Karen also shares how she makes music with her children in their family folk band. Listen to the

408, 2022

How to Not Let Life Get in the Way of Living Your Songwriting Dreams

By |August 4th, 2022|

How to Not Let Life Get in the Way of Living Your Songwriting Dreams Based on the content of Episode 15, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence To live a creative life as a songwriter, as an artist, there is no one path. There is no creative ladder to climb, or clear structure to operate within. We can only really sense if we’re on track or off track. And we all know

2107, 2022

Songwriting with a Sense of Play with Bobby Alu

By |July 21st, 2022|

Songwriting with a Sense of Play with Bobby Alu Based on the Podcast Episode: "Songwriting with a Sense of Play with Bobby Alu" - Episode 14, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence Imagine turning your fears and feelings of dread into empowering new skills that help you grow and become a better songwriter. That’s what Bobby Alu did by simply following the thread of an idea and songwriting with a sense of

607, 2022

A Retrospective of 400 Songs in 400 Weeks: Having Faith in Your Songwriting

By |July 6th, 2022|

A Retrospective of 400 Songs in 400 Weeks: Having Faith in Your Songwriting Based on the content of Episode 13, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence Want to know what it would feel like to write 400 songs in 400 weeks? Founder of I Heart Songwriting Club, Francesca de Valence shares her experience and how it’s changed her as a person. When I recorded my first EP 15

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