Poetry from the every day. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Mania and misplaced energy abound today – so much to do and so little time to get it all done. It’s been difficult to carve out some space to think, let alone write. And so I used one of the oldest […]Read more "Grasping for Substance"
Getting Back Into the Groove By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer My summer idyll is over and I’m back to that daily grind – schedules and alarm clocks and rushed, 60-minute lunch breaks. Life just shrank from an expansive shoreline dappled in warm, afternoon sunlight to an 8’x8’ cubicle cell, with dim […]Read more "“I don’t want to be here, but I am.”"
By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Enjoying some time off, but still carving out moments to write. This came into my head while I swayed in a wooden rocking chair, it’s brightly colored slats faded by the seasons. The chair’s gate was a bit wobbly as I pushed myself up and down […]Read more "Finally…vacation"
By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer We’ve all earned a day off I’d say, but nevertheless, I thought I’d stop by here quickly and urge you to rethink your priorities and responsibilities as we head into a holiday weekend that’s all about freedom, rebellion and dumping tea into the sea. Claim your […]Read more "Declare Creative Independence"
Friendly Advice and Friends in the Know By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer I’m not a great schmoozer – I should admit that up front. And while most people who see me in action – either professionally or socially – find it hard to believe that I am actually quite shy, the […]Read more "A Writer’s Life You Can Be Proud Of"
Casting a Net By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer What do you do when you don’t want to do anything at all? I don’t know about you, but lethargy is my Achilles heel – it’s the obstacle that’s so difficult to overcome in part because you can’t even muster enthusiasm for the […]Read more "Battling Demons, Doldrums and Doubt"