Writers sometimes forget the simple power of asking for what’s needed – time, inspiration, the courage to being.Read more "Ask me, I won’t say no…how could I?"
Replace assumptions, dig deep, and ditch fear for freedom.Read more "Face Your Fear, Find Your Freedom"
Confront your awkward missteps and cringe-worthy moments and set your writing free.Read more "We are, none of us, perfect…"
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"
To Fitzgerald, a successful writer must risk exposure and evisceration and be willing to tear themselves apart for the reader.Read more "F. Scott Fitzgerald asks – Are you willing to pay the price of admission?"
The Art and Importance of Following Directions (Notes from the Writers Files) By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Scrawled in red across the front page, “E – I gave this a quick read. I’m pleased to tell you that I like your writing quite a lot. I’ll look forward to reading it […]Read more "Scrawled in red…"
Advisors, Directors and Trailblazers By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer I’ve always belived that one woman’s success can only help another woman’s success. Gloria Vanderbilt I’m not going to lie. It’s not going to be easy. Not one bit. But it’s not impossible. Not by a long shot. I’m talking about following […]Read more "Charting a Creative Course"
Words of Wisdom from William Faulkner By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “A dream is not a very safe thing to be near… I know; I had one once. It’s like a loaded pistol with a hair trigger: if it stays alive long enough, somebody is going to be hurt. But if […]Read more "The True Value of the Dangerous Dream"
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…”"
Sooo…we meet again… By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Over and over, the same old thing, that clearly recognizable pattern, that damn eeb-and-flow. How many times have you restarted, rebooted, reignited? How many times have you found yourself facing down the same set of obstacles you already thought you cleared yesterday, last […]Read more "Yep, that’s right, it’s the circle of life you fool!"