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"
Confront your awkward missteps and cringe-worthy moments and set your writing free.Read more "We are, none of us, perfect…"
Sometimes you just need a break … a rest … a moment of silence. Sometimes skipping out on your “creative life” comes with the territory.Read more "Skipping Out on the Creative Life"
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…”"
A port in any storm. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer The calm before the chaos. That soft place-to-fall, and the shelter from the maddening crowd. How do you write when, as William Wordsworth would say, “the world is too much with us?” It can be so very hard to disconnect from […]Read more "Dodging Shadows and Finding Peace – Another Artist’s Date Adventure"
By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Schedules. Time tables. Punch cards. Alarm clocks. Measuring hours and segmenting our days can sometimes feel counterproductive to the creative spirit. “How am I supposed to get anything done when I’ve got so much to do!”. We dream of long stretches of uninterrupted time when we […]Read more "Writing on the go"
Writers workshop travel writing tips and tools of the trade.Read more "Pack Your Bags and Grab Your Passport"
Dreams Deferred By Design A short entry today in light of a Monday that’s been short on accomplishments but long on annoyances. You know those days…you spin your wheels, you grit your teeth and the clock moves at a glacial pace except for when it zips by too fast for you to catch up. You’re […]Read more "Amplifying visions, shaking the tree of dreams…"
Finding Transcendence in Sevilla By Elizabeth Cutright The church bells just chimed in the witching hour, and the buildings across the river are basking in the golden glow of sunset. It’ the eventide and I’m feeling melancholy – no quite sad, not quite lonely, just sort of poetically alone. But the night feel pregnant with […]Read more "The Expected and the Sublime"
The World Is Enough By Elizabeth Cutright Slipping through the Spanish countryside on one of Spain’s speedy and modern trains headed to Toledo, I was so happy that I’d looked sleep deprivation bravely in the face and said, “you will not defeat me!” At about 4am in the morning, it looked like I wasn’t going […]Read more "When the world is a monster, tame it with details."