Treat writer’s block like a terrible flu, give in to the symptoms and make the most of the creative hermitage.Read more "Strength through Surrender"
“If we are passionate about writing… we will make room for writing with nary a thought to logistics.”Read more "“Passion Makes Time To Pursue The Lover.”"
As Carl Jung once said, “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”Read more "Observing Without Evaluating"
Taking breaks and strategizing By Elizabeth Cutright I’ve crossed a desert, dodging semis and Sunday drivers, and am now spreading holiday cheer and trying to recuperate after weeks of nonstop action. If you’re still wrapping gifts or making one last trip to the store, I feel your pain-I procrastinated to the point of ridiculousness this […]Read more "Holiday Respites and Old Man’s Laps"
“Live a better life….tell better stories.” By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer So there ya go then… I should know what to expect whenever I delve into the comments section of Gawker (or any comments section for that matter), but I was still a little taken aback at all the snark directed […]Read more "How the Efforts of a Few Can Annoy the Many"
How to keep going in the face of an insurmountable word count… By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Oh NaNoWriMo….how I love and hate you so! As you all know, I’ve signed on to NaNoWriMo and, as such, am supposed to finish a 50,000 word novel by November 30th. I knew I […]Read more "Begin With The End, And Don’t Forget to Smile"
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"
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"
Gorey had it about right; ““Books. Cats. Life is good.” By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “What a luxury a cat is, the moments of shocking and startling pleasure in a day, the feel of the beast, the soft sleekness under your palm, the warmth when you wake on a cold night, […]Read more "Petting, Purring and Revelation"
Finding Fictional Inspiration in the World Around You By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Take a look at that chair on the other side of the room. What do you see, place to sit or something more? Maybe a magic portal? Or a relic from the past – proof of some prior […]Read more "Objects and Memories"