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"
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…”"
Daily creative writing isn’t about tapping genius every chance you get. It’s about preparing for the long haul. Building up your creative stamina. Finding the reasons, searching for the golden ticket, and grasping at the brass ring.Read more "Cooing Angels and Rakish Devils"
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"
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"
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 […]Read more "Autmnal Resolutions"
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 […]Read more "Alone, but not lonely…"
Feed Your Artist’s Soul By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “We are traditionally rather proud of ourselves for having slipped creative work in there between the domestic chores and obligations. I’m not so sure we deserve such be A-pluses for that.” Toni Morrison Last night, just as I was dozing off to […]Read more "Do What You Want, Do What You Can, Just Do…"