As writers and creatives, we must protect nascent dreams and ideas from the vagaries and cruelties of the real world.Read more "Creative Killing Fields"
Writers, release the ball and chain of perfectionism and embrace the sloppy, unpredictable but so-much-more satisfying rhythm of fits and starts and landing with a satisfied thump at the finish line.Read more "Riding the Writer’s Wave"
As writers and artists, we understand our creations are the culmination of our feelings and experiences, but how many of us are truly mining our histories for gems and treasures to fuel our projects and our self-perception?Read more "Your Past Can Be Your Creative Guide"
What have you lost lately that’s waiting to be found? What’s irreplaceable that can be replaced? What seems like the end, but is really just the beginning?Read more "Writing Into Wellbeing."
Sometimes you need to recalibrate your settings and realize that all those cliché’s about serving too many masters and burning candles at both ends have a point – we can only accomplish so much at any given time.Read more "“When It’s Time to Change, It’s Time to Rearrange…”"
Disorder and the uninspired writer. By Elizabeth Cutright Has this ever happened to you? You’re driving somewhere new – perhaps looking for an address or rushing to an appointment – and as you circle up and down unfamiliar streets, you feel your stress level rising disproportionately to your circumstances. You find yourself getting angry and […]Read more "Messes, Mayhem and Creative Obstacles"
A new year with the Daily Creative Writer By Elizabeth Cutright Well… that was an adventure! I started out last year with one goal – to start a blog and use it to expand my writing routine. While I’ve always been a storyteller at heart, regular writing has been an inconsistent occupation. When you’re a […]Read more "Reminiscing, Reflecting and Re-Committing"
Daydreams to dash the doldrums. By Elizabeth Cutright “We must enter a daydream – willing suspend conscious thought of reality with our eyes open – before we can experience the joy of reverie.” Sarah Ban Breathnach Oh those moments when you feel wrung out, strung out and left out. The holidays are upon us, and […]Read more "The Secret Life of the Daily Creative Writer"
“Thank You for Being a Friend” By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “…Our friends are the continuous threads that help hold our lives together.” Sarah Ban Breathnach Many of you no doubt shudder at memories of life as a junior high or middle school student. Puberty flaring up at unexpected moments… indecipherable […]Read more "Make Time For Camaraderie And Spiritual Distractions"
What to do when you can’t always get what you want and you don’t know what you need. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer I have a little story. A few years back, my friend and I took her two young sons on a outing to the San Diego Wild Animal Park. […]Read more "Safari Suit Moments"