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202, 2023

How Relevant and Helpful Feedback on your Songs Can Help You to Grow

By |February 2nd, 2023|

How Relevant and Helpful Feedback on your Songs Can Help You to Grow Based on the content of Episode 23, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence Receiving feedback on your songs can feel really scary, yet it’s been proven time and again that success doesn’t happen in isolation. Let us guide you through the process of giving and receiving relevant and helpful feedback on your songs so that you can create your

1901, 2023

A Quality or Quantity Approach – Which is Better for Songwriting?

By |January 19th, 2023|

A Quality or Quantity Approach - Which is Better for Songwriting? Based on the Podcast Episode: "A Quality or Quantity Approach - Which is Better for Songwriting? with Kari Loya" - Episode 22, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence Many musicians know that it takes years of practice to become proficient on their instrument. But with songwriters, that can all go out the window and they can get stuck for months on

501, 2023

The Creative Songwriting Process – How to Write a Song in One Sitting

By |January 5th, 2023|

The Creative Songwriting Process - How to Write a Song in One Sitting Based on the content of Episode 21, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence One of our listeners wrote in and asked Club founder Francesca de Valence to write a song on our podcast. And so she did. In fact, she decided that the very next song she would write would be the song that she would record and share.

1512, 2022

How Music Saved Me – A Triumphant Road to Recovery Through Songwriting

By |December 15th, 2022|

How Music Saved Me - A Triumphant Road to Recovery Through Songwriting Based on the Podcast Episode: "How Music Saved Me - A Triumphant Road to Recovery Through Songwriting with Lisa Richards" - Episode 20, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence Below is an open conversation with Australian songwriter Lisa Richards about her triumphant journey from addiction and abuse, to listening to and following her fierce and bright voice; a voice that

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 An interview with Gitika and Rachel 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

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

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