Writing as a tool for life.

In the Mood By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer How are you feeling today?  Are you having a good day?  Does anything seem possible?  Do you have a healthy list of things to look forward to?  Can you barely suppress a smile as you pounce on the keyboard or pull out that […]

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“X” Marks the Spot

Where are you? By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Whenever my friends and I lose each other in a crowd or a super store, on of us will yell out “Marco” and wait for the answering “Polo!”  It’s goofy, but it never fail to make me smile.  It’s also reassuring – we’re […]

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You’re A Writer

You’re Not An Impostor I was at a party a few weeks back, and a friend of mine said something so witty, so original that I replied, “watch out, I’m going to steal that for my next story!” Everyone laughed, joking that their words were no longer safe in my company. “You bet,” I replied. […]

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Inspiration is in the details…

Dominating Details Earlier this week, I practiced the art of specificity and came up with some interesting pieces of description.  Thanks to Julia Cameron, I was able to take everyday objects and meld them into something a little grander, a little more sublime. By applying specificity to Gary Hoffman’s “railroad ramble,” I captured a snapshot […]

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