Reboot and Reclaim

Starting – or Restarting – at the Beginning. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Now that I’ve put The Right to Write behind me – and am almost done with Bird By Bird – I thought it made sense to pick up another old favorite: Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg. […]

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Narrative Timelines

Plunging into the Past By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer   In addition to the morning pages – which I’ve talked about at length in previous posts – another writing tool suggested by Julia Cameron is the Narrative Timeline. The idea is to write out the story of your life, in five-year […]

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A Slave to Sound

Tick-tock. Boom! Whir. Thump… By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer One of my favorite parts of the Bravo series Inside the Actors Studio is the series of questions James Lipton asks his guests. Based on the concept originated by French television personality Bernard Pivot (on his show Apostrophes) – as Lipton always […]

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A Writer In Motion

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 – […]

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