Pumpkins, Costumes and Autumn’s Opportunities By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer The weekend’s almost here, bringing with it the last holiday of summer and the start of one of my favorite season. I love the Fall. The idea that it’s time to reap what you’ve sown….time to gather up the fruits […]Read more "Filling Up the Well"
When the real world gets in the way. By Elizabeth Cutright What am I doing writing a blog post at 10pm? I’ve got work in the morning and my busy week is only halfway done. I slept poorly yesterday, and I probably wont get my requisite eight hours tonight either. I should be snoozing, but […]Read more "Priorities and Checklists"
The moon, the stars and the wonder of it all…. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer I was reminded over the weekend just how lucky I was to be part of a generation where space travel was not just awe-inspiring, but possible – something to aspire to. I grew up during the […]Read more "A Space-age Writer"
Engaging the mind through the eye. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer As regular followers of my blog already know, I take a lot of inspiration (a lot of inspiration) from the words and works of the authors who’ve trampled a trail before me. One of the main purposes of the Daily […]Read more "Famous Quotes and Etsy Illustrators"
The Chance to live a thousand lives By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become.” Ursula K. LeGuin Ms. […]Read more "Try on a different life, read a book."
Writing Prompts and Tiny Exercises By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Oh Monday, you cruel mistress. Is there anyone out there who’s every really happy to see you? We know you’re arrival is preordained, and we can’t dodge you no matter how hard we try. Even a spontaneous “sick day” is inadequate […]Read more "Trying to get past Monday and on to the page."
How a “Smitten Kitten” can get you writing. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer What if you only wrote 100 words a day? How far would you get? In a week you’d have 700 words – almost a page. In a month you’d have 3000 words – that’s the length of a […]Read more "Silly rewards and tricking your writer to get to the page"
Feeling insecure is good for you. It forces you to do something better, use all your talents.Read more "Insecurity as an asset."
When Voices Carry By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer There are times – we’ve all gone through them – when we just don’t want to talk to someone. Perhaps it’s that awkward moment when you run into your boss at the grocery store after work hours, your cart full of frozen pizzas […]Read more "The Art of Dialogue"
The ongoing saga of reposts and autobloggers. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer) I’ve added a new page to the Daily Creative Writer this week. I’m documenting my attempts to thwart some content thieves. There are still a lot of unanswered questions – why did they target one of my posts specifically, […]Read more "Coping with Copiers"