Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for April 17,2016. 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 Carnival will be on hiatus next week. See you back here in 2 weeks.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Chuck Downing presents My response to Prompt #1694 – Ghetto Uprising in response to Prompt #1694 Ghetto Uprising.

Mark Gardner presents Guardless in response to Prompt #1696 Word of the Week – Complement.

Hema presents Turbulence in response to Prompt #1681 Insomnia.

Amy posted her response to Prompt #603 Visual Prompt of the Week – People Watcher in the comments.


Sharing Our Work

Smoul presents Recreating Your Reality posted at Smoul Blog.

Creativity Quote of the Week



Readability Index

Writing Tips

Mark Nichol presents All About Ellipses posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Lucy Flint presents Fifty Plot Twist Ideas For Your Work-In-Progress! posted at The Lion-Hearted Writing Life.

Amanda Patterson presents The 17 Most Popular Genres In Fiction – And Why They Matter posted at Writers Writer.

Joe Bunting presents How to Choose the RIGHT Tense for Your Novel posted at The Write Practice.

Porter Anderson presents Seeking Our Reflections in Writing: The Diversity Within posted at Writer Unboxed.

Laura Drake presents Motifs and Symbols and Themes posted at Romance University.

Jodi Renner presents Avoid Overwriting – Subtle is More Sophisticated posted at Fiction University.

Roz Morris presents 4 Reasons You Might Be Missing Out on Your Best Plot Ideas posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Kristen Kieffer presents How to Find and Work with Beta Readers to Improve Your Book posted at Jane Friedman.


This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Self Publishing in 2016, with Michaelbrent Collings.

This week’s podcast at The Creative Penn is all about Publishing Trends In 2016 With Jane Friedman.


Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Dreamlike Photographs of Indonesia by Hengki Koentjoro posted at This is Colossal.

The Business of Creativity

Ron Callari presents Artisanal Publishing vs Self-Publishing posted at BookWorks.

Kristen Pope presents 31 Travel Magazines and Websites That Pay Freelance Writers posted at The Write Life.

Image Credit

Carolyn Dube

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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