Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for November 12, 2017. 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



Creativity Quote of the Week

Creativity Prompt

Brian A. Klems presents A 12-Day Plan of Simple Writing Exercises posted at Writer’s Digest.


Sarah Juckes presents 10 Essential Non-Writing Tools to Help Writers Write posted at MediaShift.

Writing Tips

Peter Wierks presents 3 Steps to Use Empathy to Craft Inspirational Stories posted at The Write Practice.

Laurie Tomlinson presents Creative Nonfiction: How to Maintain Your Writing Voice in an Oversaturated World posted at The Writers Alley.

Alan Baxter presents 10 Tips For Writing Short Stories That Sell posted at The Creative Penn.

Janice Hardy presents Eliminate Clichés and Trim Overwriting posted at Fiction University.


This week’s podcast at The Joined Up Podcast is all about Unbreakable — Style Over Substance.

This week’s podcast at The Author Biz is all about Martha Carr Launch Strategy Case Study – Episode 1 of 6.

This week’s podcast at The Self-Publishing Broadcast is all about How to Get Past That Crucial First Scene.

This week’s podcast at The Sell More Books Show is all about Digital Giveaways, Silver Foxes, and Nook UK.

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about What Makes a Good Monster, with Courtney Alameda.

The Business of Creativity

Editor presents Do Poets And Story Writers Need An Author Website? posted at Web Design Relief.

Amy Collins presents Book Promotion: Do This, Not That posted at Book Designer.

Rachelle presents HOW TO TALK WITH PUBLISHERS AND AGENTS posted at Rachelle Gardner.

Kristen Pope presents 6 Packing Tips for Writers Who Want to Hit the Road posted at The Write Life.

Sandra Beckwith presents Are you guilty of these author press kit blunders? posted at Build Book Buzz.

Chris Syme presents Why The Best Book Marketing Cannot Sell A Poor Book posted at Smart Marketing for Authors.

Judith Briles presents Author Book Marketing Myth #1: It’s Not for Me … Really … If not for you, then who? posted at The Book Shepherd.

Jeff Goins presents Why Every Writer Needs an Email List posted at Goins Writer.

Editor presents How to Write a Query Letter in 7 Steps posted at Reedsy.

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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