Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for November 1, 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.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Stephanie presents Collude in response to Prompt #998 Word of the Week – Collude.

Mark Gardner presents Dark New World posted at Prompt #1529 Word of the Week – Puerile.


Creativity Quote of the Week

Every thing is raw material. Everything is relevant. Everything is usable. Everything feeds into my creativity. But without proper preparation, I cannot see it, retain it, and use it.-Twyla Tharp

Writing Tips

Gillian Bronte Adams presents Three Secrets of Three-Dimensional Antagonists posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Janice Hardy presents The Benefits of Doing an Editorial Map posted at Writers in the Storm.

Renee Vincent presents Why Are Series Romances So Popular and What Makes for a Great Series? posted at Romance University.

CS Lakin presents How to Give Your Novel a Kicker of a Concept posted at Positive Writer.

Andrea Lochen presents Four Surprising Benefits to Letting Your Characters Take the Reins posted at Writer Unboxed.

Liz Bureman presents When to Discard the Three-Act Story Structure posted at The Write Practice.

Mark Nichol presents Build Your Own Style Guide posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Christine Frazier presents World Building: 5 Types of Societies for Your Novel posted at Better Novel Project.

Mary Carroll Moore presents Three “Lures” to Attract Stronger Theme in Your Fiction and Memoir posted at How to Write, Plan, and Develop a Book.


Richard Adams presents How To Fake It Till You Make It In Blogging posted at Daily Blog Tips.


This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Being a Good Panelist and a Great Moderator, with Susan J. Morris and Marc Tassin.

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Scrap Metal Beasts by Robert Jefferson Travis Pond posted at This is Colossal.


Mel Johnson presents Writing Therapy: Unconventional Ways Writing Can Cure posted at Pick the Brain.

The Business of Creativity

Alistair Savage presents Self-Publishing Odyssey: Part 5 The Launch posted at Amazing Stories.

A Howitt presents How to Write a Query Letter posted at Mythic Scribes.

Casey Herringshaw presents Should You Start a Newsletter? posted at Writer’s Alley.

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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