For writers, it’s tempting to try to record every moment of an adventure, but sometimes it’s better to surrender the pen and ink and just let the experience wash over you.Read more "From Paris with Love"
When, as a writer or creative, you find yourself feeling unmotivated, uninspired or just plain blocked, re-frame your perspective and keep an eye out for signs you’re on the right track.Read more "Reframe it, Adjust It, Find a Fix"
Navigating your office holiday party. By Elizabeth Cutright “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and see.” F. Scott Fitzgerald, […]Read more "Drink And Dance And Laugh And Lie"
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…”"
The Shortest Story By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Sometimes smaller is better – especially when you’re in a creative rut. I don’t know about you, but Monday’s are usually the toughest day in the week for me – catching up on all the to-do’s I ignored over the weekend and […]Read more "Once Upon A Time…(period)."
Memory Triggers By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer The scent of fallen pine needles cooking under a summer sun. Stretching my hands up over my head on a lazy Sunday morning. The guitar riff in Chris Isaak’s “Graduation Day.” These are some of my memory triggers – benign and, perhaps, banal little […]Read more "Stealing Time and Mining Material"