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3103, 2022

Being A Working Mum and a Songwriter – Tips to Staying Balanced and Well

By |March 31st, 2022|

Being a Working Mum and a Songwriter - Tips to Staying Balanced and Well Podcast Excerpt - "350 Songs and Counting: The Keys to Becoming a Prolific Songwriter with Helen Perris" - Episode 6, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence Helen Perris shares how becoming a prolific songwriter has significantly improved her mental health and how commitment versus perfection has played a vital part in that. We also discuss how songwriting regularly

1703, 2022

How to Become a Professional Songwriter Without Giving Up Your Day Job

By |March 17th, 2022|

How to Become a Professional Songwriter Without Giving Up Your Day Job Based on some of the content of Episode 5, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence Many non-professional songwriters believe songwriting happens when inspiration strikes. The problem with this belief is that you may only write 4 songs a year - not really enough for a songwriting career. Take a professional songwriter's approach to songwriting without giving up your day job

1703, 2022

Michele Freedman: From Songwriting to Sync

By |March 17th, 2022|

Michele Freedman: From Songwriting to Sync Michele Freedman, Club Member 17 March, 2022 Sync is short for synchronization - the synchronizing of audio to visual media. More often in the songwriter space, this is a songwriter pitching their songs to music supervisors for their songs to be considered for TV and Film placements. Often this includes making sure your music fits a very specific and often narrow brief. Michele used her weekly

303, 2022

How To Write A Great Melody – 8 Tips To Develop Your Songwriting

By |March 3rd, 2022|

How To Write A Great Melody - 8 Tips To Develop Your Songwriting Podcast Excerpt - "Practical Tips to Writing Melodies, Channeling Ideas and Other Magic with Simon Shapiro" - Episode 4, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence In this Club Conversation, Francesca talks with hit songwriter Simon Shapiro about melody writing.  They unpack some very simple tools and songwriting tips to creating, editing and developing unique melodies. As well as some

1602, 2022

3 Simple and Practical Tips to Reignite Your Songwriting

By |February 16th, 2022|

3 Simple and Practical Tips to Reignite Your Songwriting Episode 3, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence “Inspiration is what happens when you start working,” says Neil Finn from Crowded House. If you’ve been waiting for inspiration to strike, but you’re doing more waiting than writing, then let us guide you to reignite your songwriting practice with these 3 simple steps. Whether you’re just starting out on your songwriting journey, coming back

702, 2022

Songwriting Through Meditation and Living Your Life Purpose

By |February 7th, 2022|

Songwriting Through Meditation and Living Your Life Purpose with Karen Jacobsen Episode 2, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence In this expansive Club Conversation, Francesca discusses accessing songwriting magic through meditation with songwriter and the Australian voice of Siri, Karen Jacobsen. Karen shares how she used to receive song ideas while travelling in the New York City subway but often couldn’t find time in her day to finish these songs. As a

402, 2022

Laying Solid Foundations for Your Songwriting Practice 

By |February 4th, 2022|

Laying Solid Foundations for Your Songwriting Practice  Episode 1, The Magic of Songwriting with Francesca de Valence Have you lost the drive to write songs? Do you struggle to write a handful of songs a year? Are you ready to reignite your relationship with songwriting? In this episode of The Magic of Songwriting Podcast, Francesca reveals the key foundational ingredient that has turned her struggle to write four songs a year into writing more

1801, 2022

Why We Want to Create the Best Songwriting Podcast Around!

By |January 18th, 2022|

Why We Want to Create the Best Songwriting Podcast Around! Francesca de Valence, Founder January 2022 Do you remember the feeling you got when you wrote your first song? For me, it was a feeling of flight, of freedom. With that freedom came a lot more songs. Songs that I loved, as did my family and friends. Somewhere along the line, I wanted more for my songs. I envisioned singing them on

401, 2022

Writing Great Songs: How Many Years Does It Take To Become A Great Songwriter? (Part 2)

By |January 4th, 2022|

Writing Great Songs: How Many Years Does It Take To Become A Great Songwriter? (Part 2) Francesca de Valence, Founder April 2021 Further to our 'How Many Years Does It Take To Become a Great Songwriter? (Part 1)' blog, we have some common behind the scenes insights to writing great songs that many people overlook. To be a great songwriter, consider the following: Songwriters spend years developing musical skills Whilst not all songwriters

912, 2021

How Many Years Does It Take To Become a Great Songwriter? (Part 1)

By |December 9th, 2021|

How Many Years Does It Take To Become a Great Songwriter? Francesca de Valence, Club Founder 9 December 2021 Whilst not all songwriters play a musical instrument or sing, many do. Often playing an instrument is an effective way to communicate songwriting ideas. Songwriters might spend 5-10 years attending piano, guitar, singing lessons. They practice each day to become proficient at expressing themselves musically. Developing these skills costs money, takes time and

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