What it means to be a “web content creator.” By Elizabeth Cutright Just a quick post today. The holidays are looming and I think for a lot of us the next few days will be “dead zones” where we do just enough to get by. Yesterday, I suggested that sticking to some semblance of a writing […]Read more "Daily Life in the New Media Landscape"
The best way to get through that slalom run known as “the holiday season,” is adhere every more strictly to your daily schedule.Read more "From Turkeys to Stockings to Writer’s Block and Empty Pages"
“Thank You for Being a Friend” By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “…Our friends are the continuous threads that help hold our lives together.” Sarah Ban Breathnach Many of you no doubt shudder at memories of life as a junior high or middle school student. Puberty flaring up at unexpected moments… indecipherable […]Read more "Make Time For Camaraderie And Spiritual Distractions"
Writing When You Just Can’t By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Oh Monday, Monday…. the toughest day of the week. The 24-hour cycle that signals a new week, with new deadlines (or the ghosts of deadlines missed), new goals, and new challenges to overcome. Monday may be all about beginnings, but that […]Read more "Ideas, Retrofits and Video Games"
A couple of great scenes that are all about building tension and ratcheting up the fear. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Boo! Did I scare you? In honor of my favorite holiday and my favorite season, a meditation on some of the scariest, most spine-tingling scenes I remember from a couple […]Read more "Monsters, Mayhem and Movies"
Quick Roundup of Helpful Writer’s Tools By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer I’ve talked about GalleyCat before. If you haven’t checked the site out, I highly recommend putting it in your rotation. If you’re not a professional writer, a lot of the information may not seem relevant, but the site’s helped me […]Read more "Contests, Online Portfolios and an Editing Startup"
The Keys to Creative Self Employment By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Money, money, money. Summer’s over and the holidays feel like they’re just around the corner (for some reason, this year I’ve been feeling the passing seasons a little more keenly than in the past), and that means an overload of […]Read more "“The World Doesn’t Need More Mediocre Bloggers…”"
Sooo…we meet again… By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Over and over, the same old thing, that clearly recognizable pattern, that damn eeb-and-flow. How many times have you restarted, rebooted, reignited? How many times have you found yourself facing down the same set of obstacles you already thought you cleared yesterday, last […]Read more "Yep, that’s right, it’s the circle of life you fool!"
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"
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"