The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Lessons learned and the art of the grade school diorama. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Did you ever make a diorama as part of a school project?  How lovely to distill an entire event or story into something the size of a shoebox.  You’d carefully paint that agnostic background – trees, […]

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Cut to the Quick…

A Story with 140 Characters By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Earlier this month, The Guardian asked a few well-known writers to draft a narrative in Twitter time – 140 characters for less.  The results ranged from interesting to banal (and to, perhaps, cribbed – commentators were quick to point out that Jeffrey […]

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