When life’s messy, inspiration abounds but getting it all down on paper can be challenging.Read more "Driving Around With A Car Full Of Books"
To writers, journalists, or creatives of any breed and background, material is key. But there’s a dark side to this pursuit of experience.Read more "Why Do We Pursue the Inevitable?"
Writing tips and tools from GRR Martin By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Fantasy and Science Fiction are two of my favorite genres to read, but not something I’d ever really attempt to write myself. All that world building, all those completely new tools, trades, and tricks to create, all those different […]Read more "From Sagas to Short Stories"
Glass Houses By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Do opinions matter? Are we writing to please others or from some internal need to express ourselves creatively? And does it matter if your writing falls flat or flies high, if you can’t find satisfaction in what you’ve created? It’s a struggle to write […]Read more "“Opinions are the cheapest commodities in the world.”"
Starting Your Novel: Great Characters (A Special Multi-part report from a Writers Workshop) By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Last week, we talked about structure and its importance to story construction. As part of my ongoing multi-part report from my experiences at different writer’s workshops, today let’s look a little deeper at […]Read more "Getting to the heart and mystery of your character."