It’s Time To Get Organized By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. Jim Rohn Once upon a time…I found myself with a Juris Doctorate, a crippling student […]Read more "Violent Executions and Plans of Action"
Leaves change, pumpkins pop out of patches, and the world starts anew. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “Each year I resolve to believe there will be possibilities. Every year I resolve to be a little less the me I know and leave a little room for the me I could […]Read more "Autmnal Resolutions"
Gorey had it about right; ““Books. Cats. Life is good.” By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “What a luxury a cat is, the moments of shocking and startling pleasure in a day, the feel of the beast, the soft sleekness under your palm, the warmth when you wake on a cold night, […]Read more "Petting, Purring and Revelation"
Looking at the world with specificity, compassion and purpose will improve your writing. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer My friend’s toddler has it the “what” stage. “What’s that momma?” she asks, pointing at, in no particular order, sea shells, abandoned hubcaps, hot chocolate…another toddler’s toy. The questions, my friend admits, have […]Read more "Start Paying Attention"
What to do when the well runs dry. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “One must accept that one has ‘uncreative’ moments. The more honestly one can accept that, the quicker these moments will pass. One must have the courage to call a halt, to feel empty and discouraged.” Etty Hillesum In […]Read more "Creative Droughts"
Finding Fictional Inspiration in the World Around You By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Take a look at that chair on the other side of the room. What do you see, place to sit or something more? Maybe a magic portal? Or a relic from the past – proof of some prior […]Read more "Objects and Memories"
Writing tips and tools from GRR Martin By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Fantasy and Science Fiction are two of my favorite genres to read, but not something I’d ever really attempt to write myself. All that world building, all those completely new tools, trades, and tricks to create, all those different […]Read more "From Sagas to Short Stories"