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 tune in a different key…

Memoria (Excerpted from Come As You Are, a novel in progress) By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer   Hannah’s cousins were a disappointment.  Cliquish and silly, they pretty much ignored her – interloper that she was – once they’d exhausted all points of inquiry about life in California. Did she surf, they asked […]

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Gender Swap

The Shallows and the Deep By Elizabeth Cutright (Excerpted from East Junction, a novel in progress) His heart still pounded when he remembered the call. He’d recognized her voice right away. When someone haunts your dreams, it is easy to remember what they sound like. Especially when the echo of their farewell still reverberates in […]

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Expository Prose

Murder in the Desert By Elizabeth Cutright (Excerpted from “East Junction” – a novel in progress) Sheriff?” Bernice Pale’s voice crackled over the car radio, the static initially masking the tone of her voice.  At first, Sheriff Lance Waddell thought she was just a little early for the hourly radio check in. Sixty years old […]

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