Oh the “frailty of egos!”

So I’ve been recovering from the flu this week – well, I just started recovering – and so I’ve been off my “writing game” for the last few days.  I’ve been skipping my morning pages and any Artist Date will have to take place within 25ft of my bed.  The worst part – aside from […]

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Autmnal Resolutions

Leaves change, pumpkins pop out of patches, and the world starts anew. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer   “Each year I resolve to believe there will be possibilities. Every year I resolve to be a little less the me I know and leave a little room for the me I could […]

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Start Paying Attention

Looking at the world with specificity, compassion and purpose will improve your writing. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer My friend’s toddler has it the “what” stage.  “What’s that momma?” she asks, pointing at, in no particular order, sea shells, abandoned hubcaps, hot chocolate…another toddler’s toy.   The questions, my friend admits, have […]

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The Art of Dialogue

When Voices Carry By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer There are times – we’ve all gone through them – when we just don’t want to talk to someone.  Perhaps it’s that awkward moment when you run into your boss at the grocery store after work hours, your cart full of frozen pizzas […]

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Alone, but not lonely…

Cultivating a knack for solitude. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “I want to be left alone,” Greta Garbo famously said, and from that one innocuous sentence sprang up a pop culture mythology she could never overcome.  Ever after she was the solitary muse, the mysterious introvert, the one person who needed […]

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