You are the Leprechaun By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Let’s talk a little bit about failure. It’s tough to overcome a creative defeat. We put so much of ourselves into our projects, that when they are criticized, mocked or disregarded, it can feel like a personal attack. The cuts and bruises […]Read more "Avoid the toxic reader and protect your pot of gold!"
Permanence, Ambivalence and Doing the Footwork By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer How’s that great idea going? You know…that novel that’s going to change the world. That award-winning screenplay… That poem for your friend’s wedding… Have you gotten beyond the concept and delved into the work of actually writing? If not – […]Read more "A Writer In Motion"
The Art and Skill of Vulnerability By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “True art requires true honesty, which means that for our art’s sake, as much as for our own, we must learn the skill of vulnerability.” Julia Cameron The Right to Write It’s time to get real. Yesterday I talked about the […]Read more "To be free, you must first be vulnerable."
There Are No Other Roads By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Funny thing about writer’s block, it can sometimes spring upon you like a hunter’s trap. There you are, walking along the path of your imagination, drinking in all the sights and sounds and enjoying your journey, when out of nowhere the […]Read more "“Wield a More Subversive Sword! – Maurice Sendak"
(Just a quick note – the next few entries will short and sweet because I’m on the road. Next week we’ll get back to our regularly scheduled broadcasts) Who Do You Want to Be? By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Are you having doubts today? Not exactly sure you’re headed in the […]Read more "Desire and Destiny"
In the Mood By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer How are you feeling today? Are you having a good day? Does anything seem possible? Do you have a healthy list of things to look forward to? Can you barely suppress a smile as you pounce on the keyboard or pull out that […]Read more "Writing as a tool for life."
Starting Your Novel – Part 1 (A Special Multi-part report from a Writers Workshop) By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer So you want to write a book? Perhaps you’ve already started – and restarted – plenty of times already. Either way, there’s always more to learn when it comes to writing long-form, […]Read more "“Begin at the beginning,” the King said, very gravely, “and go on till you come to the end: then stop” (Alice in Wonderland)"