Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for June 1, 2014. 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

Maria Popova presents Donald Barthelme on the Art of Not-Knowing and the Not-Knowing of Art posted at Brain Pickings.

Petrea Hansen Adamidis presents Holding Space posted at Art Therapist.

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer presents Organization: Throw It Away posted at Balzer Designs.

Quinn presents Writer (or Artist’s) Glut posted at Quinn Creative.

Creativity Resource

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents The Collection Online .

Creativity Quote of the Week

Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself. -Miles Davis

Writing Tips

Maeve Maddux presents Italicizing Foreign Words posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Philip Overby presents Cover to Cover III: Owning a First Draft posted at Mythic Scribes.

Chrys Fey presents Supernatural (How to Write) posted at Write with Fey.

Bryan Hutchinson presents What To Do BEFORE Rejection KILLS You! posted at Positive Writer.

Belinda Bekkers presents Overcoming Writer’s Block posted at Belinda Bekkers.

C.S. Lakin presents The Burden of Your Novel’s Opening Scene posted at Story Fix.

Ryan Holiday presents How I Wrote Three Books in Three Years posted at CopyBlogger.

Steven Long presents Sympathy for the Devil: The Power of the Evil Protagonist posted at Steven M. Long.

Creativity Prompts

George Dvorsky presents German Fisherman Discovers The World’s Oldest Message In A Bottle posted at io9.

Michael Bailey and Eric Grundhauser presents Ankerwycke Yew posted at Atlas Obscura.


Irwin Lagman presents 7 Tips On Writing A Conclusion That Works posted at Blogging Tips.

Daniel Scocco presents Become a Blogging Wizard – 6 Lessons from Harry Potter posted at Daily Blog Tips.


This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Microcasting where the writers answer your questions.

This week’s podcast at Illustration Age is all about Illustration Mundo.


Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Surreal Photos of the Tatio Geyser Field in Chile by Owen Perry posted at This is Colossal.

Holley Perry presents Work of Art: Weekly Photo Challenge posted at Chasing Destino.

Journal Writing

Mirian Schulman presents Art Journal Prompt: I am posted at Schulman Art.

Dana Schwartz presents As She Lay Dying: How Journaling Connected Me to My Mother posted at The Gift of Writing.

Ronda Palazzari presents Art Journal Conversations: Nathalie Kalback posted at Help Me Ronda.

The Business of Creativity

Douglas Smith presents Bonjour / Hola / Ciao: Selling foreign language rights posted at Amazing Stories.

Jeff Goins presents Waiting to be Published? That’s a Stupid Strategy posted at Goins Writer.

Spam of the Week

Thank you for the auspicious writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it. Look advanced to far added agreeable from you!

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

One Response to Carnival of Creativity 6/1/2014

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge