2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 7,700 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 13 years to get […]

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Cajoling Your Muse

Overcoming a attitude and going “where the day takes you.” By Elizabeth Cutright The holidays have burglarized my time off. I’m missing those time outs, periods of self reflection, and that little extra moment when you take a deep breath and whisper “serenity now.” Needless to say, I envisioned a more productive vacation. I’ll be […]

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Interview with a Blogger

Asking questions and uncovering stories, one blog at a time. By Elizabeth Cutright (Part 1 of a Series) When you don’t know, ask. When you’re wondering, pose a question. And when you feel like you’re stumbling around in the dark, then – by all means – ask someone to turn on the light. A few […]

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Ruffled Feathers

Writing on a Desperado Monday By Elizabeth Cutright We’ve all had those days…times when just about everything and everyone annoys us.  Perhaps we find ourselves getting unaccountably or irrationally angry over little things – a Facebook posting, coworkers gossiping loudly about the weekend, a cold and cloudy atmosphere where, in the words of the Eagles, […]

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Recognition With Perfect Timing

  Good Things Come in Twos By Elizabeth Cutright One is not always the loneliest number (especially if you’re at the top of Santa’s “nice” list), but just about everything is better when it’s part of a pair. Two glasses of wine?  Awesome! Leaving work two hours early?  Fantastic! Always quickly following up your first […]

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Welcome to Wednesday

Happy “Insecure Writer’s Support Day!” By Elizabeth Cutright You are not alone.  Yes…I know you hear that often – we all do – but the frequency of the statement (or its super-status as a cliché) doesn’t make it any less real or truthful, or significant. You are not alone in your writing.  You have an […]

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