For writers, the past is a bottomless well we can return to again and again, but what do you do with those painful memories that never quite heal?Read more "Hell or High Water"
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"
You don’t choose to be a writer, you’re anointed at birth, it is a beautiful and terrible benediction.Read more "Yes, I Have No Widgets"
Writing Prompts and Tiny Exercises By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Oh Monday, you cruel mistress. Is there anyone out there who’s every really happy to see you? We know you’re arrival is preordained, and we can’t dodge you no matter how hard we try. Even a spontaneous “sick day” is inadequate […]Read more "Trying to get past Monday and on to the page."
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…"