Wanderlusting and globetrotting fire up the heart and spark endless creativity, so energize your writing by grabbing your passport, holstering your journal, and getting out into the world. “Travel brings power and love back into your life.” ― Rumi Jalalud-Din The airport is as busy as a beehive, cars come and go, passengers get out or get […]Read more "All the Colors and Textures of Travel"
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?"
It’s November 1st, have you started your novel yet? This month dawns on a weather beaten nation high on mini candy bars and waiting (somewhat) anxiously for Election Day. November 1st also happens to be the start day for NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo (let’s call it NNWM from now on, shall we? Those […]Read more "Foolish Follies and Finished Novels"
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…"
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!"