The Magic of Songwriting Podcast

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About the Songwriting Podcast

Ever wish you had a songwriting mentor with over two decades of experience encouraging and supporting your songwriting success? ‘The Magic of Songwriting Podcast’ is all about helping you reconnect with and experience the transformation, joy and magic of songwriting to become the songwriter you’ve always dreamed of being.

In this podcast, award-winning songwriter, educator, and founder of I Heart Songwriting Club, Francesca de Valence, guides you to have songwriting breakthroughs. In her solo episodes, she’ll break down big, inspired ideas into practical steps that are simple to action. In addition, you’ll hear insightful and magical long-form interviews with other prolific songwriters in the conversation episodes. So whether you’re a budding songwriter, touring the world, or simply want to write amazing songs week after week, each episode will help you take action to make your songwriting dreams a reality.


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Practical Songwriting Tips

Here is a collection of our favourite podcast episodes that will give you some practical songwriting tips that you can start using in your next song.

Francesca’s Story

Discover more about IHSC founder, Francesca de Valence and the many incredible ways that the magic of songwriting has transformed her life.

Songwriting Magic

This is probably the most exciting part of the podcast for us – the magic. Here are our favourite episodes that share insights into the MAGIC of songwriting.

Music Industry Tips

Want to learn more about how to take your magical songs out to the world? Check out our music industry tips.

Your Podcast Host, Francesca de Valence

Francesca is an award-winning Australian singer-songwriter, music educator (M.Mus, B.Mus, B.Ed), speaker, founder of I Heart Songwriting Club and creator of The Magic of Songwriting. She has been faculty member of Griffith University Queensland Conservatorium of Music, a regular writer for Songwriting Magazine UK, has facilitated songwriting workshops for APRA AMCOS (AUS/NZ), IMRO (IRE), UBC (BRZ), and spoken at Folk Alliance International, Durango Songwriter’s Expo, Rio Music Market. Whilst she’s not touring or at her creative hub in Paris, Francesca is based in her hometown of Brisbane, Australia.

We acknowledge that the amazing image of Francesca that features on the main podcast cover was taken by Caroline Attwood from Scrunch. As such, we would like to say a big thanks to Caroline. Finally, we give a big thanks to IHSC member Chris de Souza for editing and mixing our podcast episodes.