(As promised, here’s the end result of my Hoffman exercise focusing on the rhythm of writing) Infinite Versions By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer The airport is as busy as a beehive, cars come and go, passengers get out or get in, their suitcases following dutifully. Electric air. Those suitcases tell a […]Read more "All the colors and textures of travel."
Gary Hoffman’s Writeful is an invaluable tool. I find that each time I finish one of his chapters, I have a greater understanding of how I write, and I cultivate a new enthusiasm to get to the page and try out all those tricks and maneuvers.Read more "A Rhythm to Your Words"
By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “Life is not a submarine. There are no plans.” Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird So you’ve got a story to tell. That’s great news! You’re halfway there. But perhaps you just have an inkling of what you want to say, the tale you want to […]Read more "Cooking up plots and turning half-baked notions into a story."
The Art and Skill of Vulnerability By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “True art requires true honesty, which means that for our art’s sake, as much as for our own, we must learn the skill of vulnerability.” Julia Cameron The Right to Write It’s time to get real. Yesterday I talked about the […]Read more "To be free, you must first be vulnerable."
There Are No Other Roads By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Funny thing about writer’s block, it can sometimes spring upon you like a hunter’s trap. There you are, walking along the path of your imagination, drinking in all the sights and sounds and enjoying your journey, when out of nowhere the […]Read more "“Wield a More Subversive Sword! – Maurice Sendak"
(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 […]Read more "Desire and Destiny"
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 […]Read more "Writing as a tool for life."