Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for November 29, 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 The Inner Light of Creativity: Vivian Gornick on How One Blossoms into Being an Artist posted at Brain Pickings.

Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. presents Become An Idea Sleuth: 12 Creative Tips for Generating Great Ideas posted at Psych Central.

Sharing Our Work

Liz presents Gelli of the Week #1 posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Writing Quote of the Week

The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession. - George Sand

Creativity Prompt

Melissa Donovan presents Family-Inspired Poetry Prompts posted at Writing Forward.

Writing Tips

Anthony Ehlers presents 7 Ways To Sharpen Your Business Writing Skills posted at Writers Write.

Erika Mitchell presents Give Your Readers a Ride They’ll Never Forget posted at Live Write Thrive.

Kelsey Browning presents 6 Writing Supplies for Success posted at Romance University.

Janice Hardy presents Thoughts On Writing a Scene posted at Fiction University.

Neal Abbott presents The Secret to Writing a Protagonist Who’s Both Unique and Universal posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

John Wong presents Do Writers Really Need to Know Theory? posted at Mythic Scribes.

Dave King presents Feeding Your Readers Information: A Look at a Master posted at Writer Unboxed.

Alan Gelb presents Getting Unstuck:Tough Love for Writers posted at Pen & Prosper.

Kristen Pope presents Take Your Writing Outdoors: 9 Tips for Successfully Working Outside posted at The Write Life.

Jody presents When You Feel Like the Worst Writer in the World posted at Jody Hedlund.

Teymour Shahabi presents How to Find an Editor as a Self-Published Author posted at Jane Friedman.

PJ Parrish presents What Does Your Hero Need? Someone Cool to Lean On posted at Kill Zone.


Adarsh presents The 6 Ugly Truths About Blogging posted at Daily Blog Tips.


This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Your Character’s Moral Pendulum.

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents New Portraits Drawn on Vintage Envelopes by Mark Powell posted at This is Colossal.

The Business of Creativity

Michael J. Sullivan presents The Leap from Self to Traditional Publishing posted at Amazing Stories.

Mark Nichol presents 7 Principles of Pitching Articles posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Monica M. Clark presents How to Pitch a Literary Agent at a Conference posted at The Write Practice.

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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