Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for January 24, 2016. 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

Carrie presents Is your Inner Critic is at large and in charge? posted at Artist Think.

Patricia Beal presents Ghosts of Rejections Past posted at The Writer’s Alley.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Frank Parker responded to Prompt #1607 Visual Prompt of the Week – Ornate.
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Creativity Quote of the Week

 Your art should be your heart, your tears, and your blood. -Molly Crabapple


Feath.com presents Sentence Starters.

Writing Tips

Mark Nichol presents Principles of Plain English posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Stephanie Gayle presents The Surprising Confessions Your Characters Make When You Listen posted at Writer Unboxed.

Nina Munteanu presents On Style Manuals and Pinkerisms of Steve posted at Amazing Stories.

Janice Hardy presents Get a Clue: We All Need a Little Mystery in Our Novels posted at Fiction University.

Blake Atwood presents 5 Ways to Endear Yourself to Your Book Editor posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Jo Linsdell presents Very few bad guys are all bad posted at Writers and Authors.


Michael D. presents 3 Steps to Avoid Writer’s Block and Improve Content Value posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Amanda Patterson presents 10 Quick Fixes For Blogger’s Block posted at Writers Write.

Bethany Jett presents Three Ways to Connect with Your Readers posted at The Write Conversation.


This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about How to Hand-Sell Your Manuscript to Agents and Editors, with Michael Underwood and Marco Palmieri.

This week’s podcast at Upgrade Your Story is all about Chat with Author and Creative Shanna Germain.

This week’s podcast at The Creative Penn is all about The End of Jobs And The Rise Of Creative Entrepreneurs With Taylor Pearson.


Jennifer Carlisle presents 10 TED Talks Every Art Teacher Should Watch posted at The Art of Ed.

Visual Arts

Alisa presents landscape photography- a few tips posted at Alisa Burke.

The Business of Creativity

Catherine Castle presents Imagine Them Naked-The Importance of Public Speaking posted at Romance University.

Lori McNee presents How to Develop a Professional Series of Artwork posted at Artists Network.

Thomas James presents Creating Your Promotional Strategy as an Artist posted at Illustration Friday.

Jeff Goins presents Every Writer Needs a Tribe (Have You Found Yours?) posted at Goins Writer.

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 1/24/16

  1. Frank Parker says:

    Thanks for the share, Liz. Much appreciated.
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