By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Another hectic Monday and I don’t when I’m going to find the time to write (beyond my daily morning pages, of course!). Catching up after a week out of the office means meetings and emails…so many, many emails. Life goes on, and the pace only quickens […]Read more "Tackling Tricky Little Ideas"
Glass Houses By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Do opinions matter? Are we writing to please others or from some internal need to express ourselves creatively? And does it matter if your writing falls flat or flies high, if you can’t find satisfaction in what you’ve created? It’s a struggle to write […]Read more "“Opinions are the cheapest commodities in the world.”"
A port in any storm. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer The calm before the chaos. That soft place-to-fall, and the shelter from the maddening crowd. How do you write when, as William Wordsworth would say, “the world is too much with us?” It can be so very hard to disconnect from […]Read more "Dodging Shadows and Finding Peace – Another Artist’s Date Adventure"
By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Writing from the nooks and crannies again today since I’m still on the road. As I’ve been conducting meet-and-greets and interviews, the big question that keeps being asked is “who’s your reader?” It’s a tricky business, focusing on who’s consuming your content rather than the content […]Read more "Who’s your audience?"
By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Schedules. Time tables. Punch cards. Alarm clocks. Measuring hours and segmenting our days can sometimes feel counterproductive to the creative spirit. “How am I supposed to get anything done when I’ve got so much to do!”. We dream of long stretches of uninterrupted time when we […]Read more "Writing on the go"
My past is full of wisdom gleaned from words written decades – if not centuries – before I was born. It does not diminish their influence.Read more "Bees, Buzzing and the Art of the Mentor"
The View from Inspiration Point By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer What was it Hemingway said? “There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.” That’s certainly what writing’s felt like for me lately. For […]Read more "Sometimes the only trick is to just keep going…"