Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for June 7, 2015. 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 Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity posted at Brain Pickings.

Susan Shain presents 5 Ways to Start Living an Awesome Life Worth Writing About posted at Positive Writer.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Check out Joyce’s response (in the comments) to Prompt #1384 Visual Prompt of the Week – Girl with Flowers. Then go Like her Facebook page for her Haiku Happy project.

Sharing Our Work

Liz presents This is Real Life #6 posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Creativity Quote of the Week

The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most. -John Ruskin

Writing Tips

Janice Hardy presents Clarifying Thoughts: Revising Your Outlines to Make the Writing Easier posted at Fiction University.

Suzanne Johnson presents Writing Down the Holidays posted at Romance University.

Birgitte Rasine presents If You’re Not Writing Persuasively, You’re Not Writing posted at The Write Practice.

Kathryn Craft presents 5 Writing Lessons from a Vocal Coach posted at Writer Unboxed.

Simone Collins presents 15 Tips for Aspiring Writers from 5 Successful Authors posted at Live Write Thrive.

Cody Amprim presents Killing Off Characters – Knowing When to Drop the Guillotine posted at Mythic Scribes.

Mark Nichol presents How to Indicate Unspoken and Indirect Discourse posted at Daily Write Tips.

Stephanie Morrill presents Knowing Your Characters Can Take A While posted at Go Teen Writers.

Dr. Chester Elijah Branch presents 4 Crucial Tips For Creating a Transmedia Story posted at PBS.


Rob Rammuny presents 8 Critical Questions You Should Ask Yourself as a Blogger posted at Daily Blog Tips.


This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Build an Entire World? Are You Crazy?.

This week’s podcast at The Sell More Books Show is all about Controversy, Trends and a BookBub Competitor.

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Digital Paintings by Alex Andreyev posted at This is Colossal.


Debra presents What if you don’t know what you want? A journal writing session. posted at The Warm Milk Journal.

Claire de Boer presents Lean. Love. Learn. posted at The Gift of Writing.

The Business of Creativity

Chrys Fey presents How to Write an Author Bio posted at Write with Fey.

Cedar Sanderson presents Writing Blurbs posted at Amazing Stories.

Warrren Adler presents How to Choose a Book Title That’s Perfect for Your Story AND Good Marketing! posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Carol Tice presents How I Found a Steady Stream of Writing Clients in 9 Months Flat posted at Make a Living Writing.

Jodi presents The In’s and Out’s of Creating a Launch Team for a Book Release posted at Jodi Hedlund.

Jamie Thomson presents Why ‘No’ Is the Most Powerful Word in a Freelancer’s Vocabulary posted at Be a Freelance Blogger.

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


2 Responses to Carnival of Creativity 6/7/15

  1. Sinjania says:

    What a useful bunch of links! We share them with our pupils in our creative writing school, since all of them are interesting in order to promote a novel book.

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