You don’t have to be a firebrand to change the world, just aim for the truth and write from the heart.Read more "Hell-Raisers and Truth Chasers"
Just because you stopped writing doesn’t mean the story is over, every failure is just another opportunity.Read more "Flaming Out and Rising High"
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"
By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Enjoying some time off, but still carving out moments to write. This came into my head while I swayed in a wooden rocking chair, it’s brightly colored slats faded by the seasons. The chair’s gate was a bit wobbly as I pushed myself up and down […]Read more "Finally…vacation"
By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Sometimes the past can rear up unexpectedly and slap you in the face (or knock you on your ass). When that happens – when your history arrives unannounced and sets up camp in your present – I find it helpful to remember the words of Garrison […]Read more "Graveyard Digging"
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"