Desire and Destiny

(Just a quick note – the next few entries will short and sweet because I’m on the road. Next week we’ll get back to our regularly scheduled broadcasts) Who Do You Want to Be? By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Are you having doubts today?  Not exactly sure you’re headed in the […]

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Writing as a tool for life.

In the Mood By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer How are you feeling today?  Are you having a good day?  Does anything seem possible?  Do you have a healthy list of things to look forward to?  Can you barely suppress a smile as you pounce on the keyboard or pull out that […]

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Goodbye Mr. Sendak

“Please don’t go. We’ll eat you up. We love you so.” By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Just a brief break from the Daily Creative Writer blog to acknowledge Maurice Sendak.  Where the Wild Things Are, was one of my favorite books growing up. When I was young, Max’s adventure seemed absolutely […]

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“Begin at the beginning,” the King said, very gravely, “and go on till you come to the end: then stop” (Alice in Wonderland)

Starting Your Novel – Part 1 (A Special Multi-part report from a Writers Workshop) By Elizabeth Cutright  © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer So you want to write a book?  Perhaps you’ve already started – and restarted  – plenty of times already.  Either way, there’s always more to learn when it comes to writing long-form, […]

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A tune in a different key…

Memoria (Excerpted from Come As You Are, a novel in progress) By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer   Hannah’s cousins were a disappointment.  Cliquish and silly, they pretty much ignored her – interloper that she was – once they’d exhausted all points of inquiry about life in California. Did she surf, they asked […]

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Life as a starting point.

Robots and Dinosaurs (From Come As You Are, a novel in progress) By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Hannah softly finished off the last verse of Old MacDonald had a Farm as her baby brother’s eyes fluttered closed. Fussy all day – probably due to all the cooing and cuddling as he […]

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