City Streets and love around every corner. By Elizabeth Cutright I’m not sure if it’s infatuation, a wicked crush or true love, but I found romance over the weekend….and it goes by the name of New York City. I’m not going to lie.  I’ve fallen in love with cities before.  Dublin and I had a […]

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Oh, golly gee damn!

“New York had all the iridescence of the beginning of the world.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald I’m not quite a “world traveler,” but I’ve been around: Paris, the Andes…Tel Aviv, Chicago, even Tijuana.  I say “yes” to just about any invitation to pack a carry-on and hop on a jet. I’ve also been lucky enough in […]

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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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That One Time…

Dodging a scary homeless, homicidal drifter. (I posted this on Jezebel as part of their “Let’s Scare the Crap Out Of Everyone” discussion thread and thought I’d share it here…) Okay – this happened to me in broad daylight and is less spooky and more “real world terrifying.” No ghosts or goblins, just one really […]

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Start Paying Attention

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 […]

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Who’s your audience?

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 […]

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