Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for September 6, 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 Kierkegaard on Popular Opinion, the Petty Jealousies of Criticism, and the Only Cure for Embitterment in Creative Work posted at Brain Pickings.

Laura Tong presents Stop Beating Yourself Up: 40 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic posted at Tiny Buddha.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

David Gardner presents Lalochezia Metes Impropriety in response to Prompt #1480 Word of the Week – Ersatz.


Art Quote of the Week

Color is the place where our spirits and the universe meet.-Paul Cezanne

Creativity Prompt

Lauren Davis presents Concept Art Writing Prompt: Game Of Bones posted at io9.

Writing Tips

Donna Radley presents I Shot the Sheriff – Two Examples of Characterisation Using Other Characters’ Viewpoints posted at Writers Write.

Melissa Donovan presents How to Become a Writer posted at Writing Forward.

The Magic Violinist presents 4 Keys to Beautiful Writing posted at The Write Practice.

Mitchell James Kaplan presents There Are No Ugly Words posted at Writer Unboxed.

Ann Warner presents Avoiding Premature Publication posted at Romance University.

Janice Hardy presents Top Three Revision Tips posted at Middle Grade Mafia.

KM Weiland presents How Much Realism Does Your Novel REALLY Need? posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Hunter Liguore presents World Building for Writers Through Map Making posted at Amazing Stories.

Bryan Hutchinson presents How to Write a Bestseller (Finally, the Truth of It!) posted at Positive Writer.

Dr. John Yeoman presents Profitable Games with Point of View (PoV) posted at Mythic Scribes.

Mark Nichol presents 7 Sound Techniques for Effective Writing posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Ali Luke presents Should You Wait for Writing Inspiration, or Stick to a Routine? posted at The Write Life.

Shannon Dittemore presents The Audience Within the Audience posted at Go Teen Writers.

Joanna Penn presents Making Time to Write When You Have Young Children: Mission Impossible? posted at The Creative Penn.


Mark Riddix presents 5 Things You Need To Be Prepared For When Starting A Blog posted at Daily Blog Tips.


This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Q&A on Middles, with Marie Brennan.

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Surreal Digital Collages by Matt Wisniewski posted at This is Colossal.


Jen presents Lesson 1: I am enough posted at Journal Wild.

The Business of Creativity

Trace Conger presents 10 Items for a Successful Book Event posted at Elizabeth Spann Craig.

Jennifer Brown Banks presents 5 Tips to Selling Your Works Without Working People’s Nerves… posted at Pen & Prosper.

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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