Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for May 26, 2013. All links will open in a new tab or window, so feel free to click through and leave some love in the comments. Once you close that window, you’ll be right back here for more linky goodness.

The Creative Mindset

Mary Borchers presents When Your Inner Critic Stifles Your Creativity: 4 Helpful Truths posted at Tiny Buddha.

Sharing Our Work

Emi Bauer presents Easy to Please posted at Confessions of an Incompetent Blogger.

Chelsea Mathews presents 14-year-old Novelist posted at Sounds Like Life To Me

Liz Shaw presents Top Ten Reasons Why Writers Should Join Toastmasters: #2 Learn the Basics of Putting Together a Speech posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Writing Quote of the Week

Creativity is intelligence having fun. - Albert Einstein

Writing Tips and Prompts

H.E. Roulo presents A Simple Novel Outline – 9 questions for 25 chapters posted at Fractured Horizon.

Chrys Fey presents More on Character Development posted at Write with Fey.

Douglas Smith presents Playing the Short Game: How to Sell Your Short Fiction (Part 8 in series) posted at Amazing Stories.

Gabriela Pereira presents Why Writers Should Write Guest Posts posted at DIY MFA.

Lauren Davis presents Concept Art Writing Prompt: The Dragon Walker posted at io9.

Mary presents Big Words Make You Sound Smart, Don’t They? posted at Daily Writing Tips.


This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Writing the Short Story with Mary Robinette Kowal.

The Business of Creativity

Scott McElvey presents Humor In Marketing: Why It Works, A Harsh Reality, And How To Do It Right posted at Web Search Social.

Spam of the Week

I am about to watch out for the city. I’ll be gracious if however you proceed the following later on. All kinds of other men and women will most likely be taken advantage of the crafting. All the best!


Thanks to Steve Snodgrass for the background for today’s writing quote.

That’s all for this week. Be sure to submit your article for next week’s Carnival of Creativity by Friday at midnight!

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