We may all write alone, but that doesn’t mean we’re not all in this together.Read more "Reboots and Restarts"
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"
Make your life easier…delegate, delete and reassess. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer As regular Daily Creative Writer followers know, I’ve been working my way through Timothy Ferriss’s book, The Four Hour Work Week. The book’s focus is helping you find a way to streamline your life so that you can indulge […]Read more "What Can You Automate?"
“Live a better life….tell better stories.” By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer So there ya go then… I should know what to expect whenever I delve into the comments section of Gawker (or any comments section for that matter), but I was still a little taken aback at all the snark directed […]Read more "How the Efforts of a Few Can Annoy the Many"
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"
What shocks and destabilizes you in real life can help you write great fiction.Read more "Buckets of Cold Water and One Dead Dragon"
Ditch time management and focus on the 80/20 law of economics. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “Are you being productive, or just active?” “Are you inventing tasks in order to in order to avoid important actions? These questions, written out in black ink on fluorescent sticky-notes, are now posted permanently on […]Read more "Cutting Chaff and Adjusting Proportions"
Improve your “Writer’s Stats” and Dream that Impossible Dream (More Notes from the Writer’s Files) By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer I know it’s Friday and all you’ve got on your mind right now is sleeping in tomorrow and maybe dropping by that happy hour or house party. If you’re like […]Read more "Get organized and start “Dreamlining.”"