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Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for October 15, 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.

The Creative Mindset

Colleen presents Root Out Hidden Writer’s Anxiety to Restore Creativity posted at Writing and Wellness.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Creativity Quote of the Week

Creativity Prompt

Nada Adel presents Takhayyal writing prompt 72: Halloween 2017 – Part 1 posted at Nadaness in Motion.

Writing Tips

Zara Quentin presents How to Build a World (and Why): An Evolutionary Approach posted at Fiction University.

Jeff Goins presents How to Not Waste Your Words: The Secret to Writing a Crappy but Usable First Draft posted at Goins Writer.

Larry Brooks presents Case Study: The Untapped Dramatic Potential of Concept… posted at StoryFix.

Devlin Blake presents Why Now Is The Best Time In History To Be A Writer (Take Advantage of It) posted at Positive Writer.

Jan O’Hara presents Maximize the Benefits of Your Multi-author Writing Cooperative posted at Romance University.

James Scott Bell presents The Random Dialogue Exercise posted at Kill Zone.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Trimming and Expanding.

This week’s podcast at The Creative Penn is all about Going Further With Audiobooks. A Conversation With J. Daniel Sawyer.

This week’s podcast at The Author Biz is all about Keeping Your Readers Engaged With Multiple Series.

This week’s podcast at The Sell More Books Show is all about Nielsen, Harry Potter, and Going Wide.

This week’s podcast at The Self-Publishing Broadcast is all about Automation for Authors with Arianna Golden.

This week’s podcast at Rocking Self-Publishing is all about The 5 Day Novel with Scott King.

This week’s podcast at Mythcreants is all about Bad Writing Habits.

The Business of Creativity

Judith Briles presents Is Your Plan For Success “I Just Want to Write My Books”? posted at The Book Designer.

Callie Oettinger presents Should Writers Be Paid For Everything? posted at Steven Pressfield Online.

Chris Syme presents How to Choose the Right Social Media Channel to Sell More Books posted at Smart Marketing for Authors.

Linda Rae presents Authorpreneurship, Part 1 posted at Regency Romance with a Twist.

Michael Larsen presents Presenting You and Your Idea in Less Than a Minute: The Parts of a Perfect Pitch posted at Nonfiction Authors Association.

Tim Grahl presents TRADITIONAL VS SELF PUBLISHING: THE LAST DECISION GUIDE YOU’LL NEED posted at Book Launch.

Cody Sisco presents How to Form an Indie Author Collective (and Why You Should Consider Doing So) posted at Self-Publishing Advice Center.

Carol Tice presents Flash Marketing: How I Booked $25K with Sales Copy Packages posted at Make a Living Writing.

That’s all for this week. Be sure to submit your article for next week’s Carnival of Creativity by Friday at midnight!

 

Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for October 8, 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.

Announcements

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The Creative Mindset

Bryan Hutchinson presents Don’t Let the “Play-It-Safers” Talk You Out of Your Writing Potential posted at Positive Writers.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Creativity Quote of the Week

Writing Tips

Janice Hardy presents Three Ways to Make Your Writing Come Alive posted at Fiction University.

Larry Brooks presents A Short Primer (Video) on Story Structure… and Why It May Not Be What You Think It Is posted at Story Fix 2.0.

Steven presents 50 Ways to say “I Love You” posted at Steven Pressfield Online.

Chuck Wendig presents HERE’S HOW TO FINISH YOUR REVISION, YOU FILTHY ANIMAL posted at Terrible Minds.

Will Van Stone Jr. presents Beyond Good & Evil: The Remaking of Heroes & Villains posted at Kate Tilton.

RS presents 3 Ways To Change Your Writing Perspective posted at RS Mollison-Read.



Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Choosing a Length.

This week’s podcast at The Sell More Books Show is all about Also-Boughts, Business Plans, and Kindle Unlimited 2.0.

This week’s podcast at The Self-Publishing Broadcast is all about Paradigm Shift in the Audiobook Industry with Scott Brick and Greg Lawrence.

This week’s podcast at Rocking Self-Publishing is all about Success through Community with Barry J. Hutchison.

This week’s podcast at Kunz on Publishing is all about 4 Hot Tips To Writing A Sell Sheet’s “Call-To-Action”.

This week’s podcast at The Creative Penn is all about Productivity For Creative People With Mark McGuinness.

The Business of Creativity

Frances Caballo presents Amazon Ads for Indie Authors posted at The Book Designer.

Bernadette Geyer presents 2 Easy Productivity Hacks for Writers posted at Women on Writing.

Jeff Goins presents How I Published a Bestseller, Got a 6-figure Book Contract, & Made a Million Dollars posted at Goins Writer.

Carol Tice presents Double Your Rates With This Writer’s Proven Negotiation Techniques posted at Make a Living Writing.

Stacy presents ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS CHECKLIST posted at Pub Crawl.

Joanne Dannon presents Self Publishing is a Collaborative Effort posted at Romance University.

Claire Whitmell presents 10 Things Your Readers Want To Hear About posted at Publishing Spark.

Russell Phillips presents Practical Self-Publishing Tips: How to Back Up Your Book Manuscripts and Marketing Files posted at Self-Publishing Advice Center.

Martin Crosbie presents Launching Your Book – What’s Working? posted at Indies Unlimited.

That’s all for this week. Be sure to submit your article for next week’s Carnival of Creativity by Friday at midnight!

 

Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for October 8, 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.

The Creative Mindset

Bryan Hutchinson presents Use The Force to Succeed as a Writer (Can You Feel It?) posted at Positive Writer.

John Soares presents What Is the Best Use of My Time Right Now? posted at Productive Writers.

Kevin Nelson presents Lost Your Creative Spark? Meditation Might Just Be Your Solution posted at Novel Publicity.

Creativity Quote of the Week

Writing Tips

Rachel Carrington presents [For Novelists] Your First Article: Using Your Fiction to Sell Non-Fiction posted at Women on Writing.

Helen Henderson presents Characters Leave, Authors Live posted at Romance University.

Janet presents AUTHOR JANET MCNALLY ON WRITING ABOUT MUSIC posted at PubCrawl.

Chris Winkle presents Why the Surprise Kiss Must Go posted at Mythcreants.

CS Lakin presents How Novelists Can Infuse Their Scenes with Color posted at Live Write Thrive.

Janice Hardy presents 3 Ways to Improve Your Storytelling posted at Fiction University.

Steven presents Fictionalizing Your Real-Life Story posted at Steven Pressfield.

Larry Brooks presents Story Structure As a Critical Foundation of Your Novel – A Video Mini-Workshop posted at Story Fix 2.0.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Q&A on Outlining and Discovery Writing.

This week’s podcast at The Sell More Books Show is all about Editing, Shelfari, and Pinching Pennies.

This week’s podcast at Rocking Self-Publishing is all about Youtube for Authors with Michael La Ronn.

This week’s podcast at The Self-Publishing Broadcast is all about Ways to Diversify as an Author.

This week’s podcast at Goins Writer is all about The Neglected Secret to Finishing Any Writing Project On Time.

Visual Arts

Kaiva Brammanis presents 10 Tips for Creating a Professional Photo Website posted at 500px.

The Business of Creativity

Frances Caballo presents Author’s Guide to Email Marketing plus 3 Best Practices posted at Social Media Just For Writers.

Jennifer Brown Banks presents 3 of the Biggest Barriers to Your Bottom Line! posted at Pen & Prosper.

Carol Tice presents Freelance Writer Fairy Tales: Do You Believe These 3 Myths? posted at Make a Living Writing.

That’s all for this week. Be sure to submit your article for next week’s Carnival of Creativity by Friday at midnight!

 

Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for September 23, 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.

The Creative Mindset

Jeff Goins presents The Real Reason We Don’t Set Goals posted at Goins Writer.

John Soares presents How Deep Work Makes You A Better and More Productive Writer posted at Productive Writers.

Sharing Our Work

Jena presents Sweet Saturday and My Moose Jaw Home posted at Painting with Words.

Creativity Quote of the Week

Writing Tips

Althia Brown presents Pushing the Plot Forward—Tying (and Trimming) Loose Ends for a Tidy Finish posted at Fiction University.

Sandy Kirby Quandt presents How to Write a Devotional in 300 Words or Less posted at Women on Writing.

CS Lakin presents 3 Hard Truths I’ve Learned about Novel Writing posted at Live Write Thrive.

Grant Alter presents Adapting Novels Into Comic Books — An Inside Look posted at Mythic Scribes.

Paula Hicks presents Classical Hero: How Make This Character Work for Your Novel posted at Novel Publicity.

Nan Reinhardt presents Some Formatting Tips That Will Make Your Copy Editor Happy posted at Romance University.

Fae Rowen presents Eight Easy Ways for Your Characters to Show Love posted at Writers in the Storm.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Hiring an Editor with Callie Stoker.

This week’s podcast at The Sell More Books Show is all about Raw Links, Wish Lists, and the Long Tail.

This week’s podcast at The Self-Publishing Broadcast is all about Packaging Your Product.

This week’s podcast at Mythcreants is all about Depicting Microaggressions.

This week’s podcast at Rocking Self-Publishing is all about Getting Book Reviews as a New Author with Derek Siddoway.

Visual Arts

Dave Fitzsimmons presents 360 Photography 101: How To Get Started posted at 500px.

The Business of Creativity

Carol Tice presents Young Writers: Earn Big With These Vital Mindset Changes posted at Make a Living Writing.

Bryan Hutchinson presents You’re Better at Selling Your Writing Than You Think (Tips that Work!) posted at Positive Writers.

Jennifer Brown Banks presents Why I Joined the EBooks Bandwagon posted at Pen & Prosper.

Frances Caballo presents How to Use Social Media for Your Book Launch? Use These 9 Tips posted at Social Media Just for Writers.

Sophia Bernazzani presents 11 Examples of Facebook Ads That Actually Work (And Why) posted at HubSpot.

Naomi Bacon presents Harnessing the power of YouTube for books posted at The Book Seller.

Dave Chilton presents How to Pitch the Media (Without Even Sending Your Book) posted at Jane Friedman.

That’s all for this week. Be sure to submit your article for next week’s Carnival of Creativity by Friday at midnight!

 

Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for September 17, 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.

The Creative Mindset

Paivi presents 4 Social Tips for Improving Your Art posted at Peony and Parakeet.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Kez Shepherd presents Flakes in response to Prompt #4009 Medical Explanations for Mythic Creatures.

 

 

Creativity Quote of the Week

Creativity Prompt

Nada Adel presents Takhayyal writing prompt 70: Midnight Magic posted at Nadaness in Motion.

Writing Tips

Priyanka Misra presents 10 Common Grammatical Errors and How to Avoid Them! posted at Digital Pubbing.

Ali Luke presents Choosing Viewpoint Characters: What’s Right for Your Story? posted at AliVentures.

CS Lakin presents A Look at 8 Key Male Archetypes for Your Novel posted at Live Write Thrive.

Jennifer Brown Banks presents How to Use Minimal Words for Maximum Impact: When Writing Short Blog Posts posted at Women on Writing.

Oren Ashkenazi presents Six Ways Flight Changes a Fantasy Setting posted at Mythcreants.

Jennifer Baruta presents How to Hook Readers with Nuanced Emotion posted at Mythic Scribes.

Jonathan Vars presents Six Important Elements of Dystopian Fiction posted at Novel Publicity.

Brooke Faulkner presents How To Combat Abrupt Writer’s Apathy posted at Paving My Author’s Road.

Bryan Hutchinson presents 3 Ways To Get Your Writing Back to: Awesome posted at Positive Writer.

Jodi presents CHARACTERS – THEN AND NOW posted at Pub Crawl.

Blogging

Neal Samudre presents How to Write Your First Viral Article in 30 Minutes or Less posted at Goins Writer.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Creating Great Outlines.

This week’s podcast at The Sell More Books Show is all about BookBub vs. Facebook, Pottermore, and Author Solutions.

This week’s podcast at The Self-Publishing Broadcast is all about Experimental Way to Deliver Books on the Indie Fiction Podcast.

The Business of Creativity

Katrina Archer presents Formatting Your Book With Scrivener posted at Fiction University.

Carol Tice presents 4 Easy Freelance Marketing Ideas for the Holidays posted at Make a Living Writing.

John Soares presents Secrets of Successful Meetings with Freelance Writing Clients posted at Productive Writer.

That’s all for this week. Be sure to submit your article for next week’s Carnival of Creativity by Friday at midnight!

 

Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for September 9, 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.

Announcements

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The Creative Mindset

Ali Luke presents Three All-Too-Common Writing Fears Holding You Back … and How to Beat Them posted at AliVentures.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Sharing Our Work

Jennifer Chioma Amadi presents The Flames posted at jenomanook.com.

Creativity Quote of the Week

Writing Tips

George Clark presents 5 Tips for Writing Vivid Descriptions posted at Mythic Scribes.

David Mesick presents Seven Ways to Use Consequences in Stories posted at Mythcreants.

CS Lakin presents Want to Be a Great Writer? Then Don’t Neglect This! posted at Live Write Thrive.

Jeff Goins presents A Simple Solution to Getting Your Writing Done posted at Goins Writer.

Anne Greenawalt presents Huge Benefits of Writing Miniature Stories posted at Women on Writing.

Donna Galanti presents Writing Suspense: Meet Them in the Middle and They Will Come posted at Novel Publicity.

Lidy Wilks presents To Prologue or Not To Prologue posted at Paving My Author’s Road.

KM Weiland presents Does This Scene Deserve a Place in Your Story? 2 Ways to Find Out posted at Jerry Jenkins.

Kristen Pope presents You Got This! 5 Out-Of-The-Box Ways to Beat Writer’s Block posted at The Write Life.



Blogging

Jennifer Brown Banks presents Do Bloggers Owe Readers Full Disclosure? posted at Pen & Prosper.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at The Self-Publishing Broadcast is all about Writing the Damn Book with Stacy Nelson.

This week’s podcast at LittleZotz Writing is all about How to Discover Your Area of Writing Expertise.

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Proposals, Pitches, and Queries.

Videos

Journaling

Jen presents A beginner’s guide to starting a regular journaling practice posted at Jen Morris Creative.

The Business of Creativity

Sabrina presents The Growth of Audiobooks posted at DigitalPubbing.

Carol Tice presents 7 Hacks to Unleash Creative Thinking (When Writers Need It Most) posted at Make a Living Writing.

Katrina Archer presents ormatting Your Book With Scrivener posted at Fiction University.

Kelly James Enger presents How to Make Money Writing for the Web posted at Writers Digest.

That’s all for this week. Be sure to submit your article for next week’s Carnival of Creativity by Friday at midnight!

 

Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for September 3, 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.

Creativity Quote of the Week

Writing Tips

Donna Gambale presents 5 Opportunities to Increase Your Writing Productivity (Without Actually Writing) posted at Writer’s Digest.

Randal Eldon Greene presents On the Art of the Long Sentence posted at This is Writing.

Juliette Wade presents Going Beyond the Default in Your Worldbuilding posted at Fiction University.

Kristen presents The Wound—Because Damaged People Make the BEST Stories posted at Kristen Lamb.

Katherine Schulten presents From ‘Lives’ to ‘Modern Love’: Writing Personal Essays With Help From The New York Times posted at New York Times.

CS Lakin presents 4 Ways to Use Humor in Your Fiction posted at Live Write Thrive.

Nils Ödlund presents Writing Outside Your Home posted at Mythic Scribes.

Blogging

Kelly Gurnett presents 21 Unusual Ways to Find Blog Post Inspiration posted at Be a Freelance Blogger.

Nina Amir presents Is Blogging a Book Still a Good Publishing Strategy in 2017? posted at How to Blog a Book.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Hybrid Outlining and Discovery Writing.

This week’s podcast at The Sell More Books Show is all about Echo, BookFunnel, and D&D.

This week’s podcast at The Self-Publishing Broadcast is all about Writing Good Dialogue, Fight Scenes, and Arguments.

This week’s podcast at Goins Writer is all about Are You a True Writer If You Don’t Write Fiction?.

This week’s podcast at Mythcreants is all about Pronouns in Writing.


Video

The Business of Creativity

Ali Luke presents Why Your Self-Published Book Needs a Professional Cover posted at AliVentures.

KS Dearsley presents Taglines: Make It Snappy posted at Women on Writing.

Sabrina presents Music and Sound Effects in Books posted at Digital Pubbling.

Elizabeth presents Gaining Newsletter Subscribers With Instafreebie posted at Elizabeth Spann Craig.

Lauren Tharp presents Why and How to Let Go of Your Worst Client posted at Little Zotz.

Carol Tice presents 6 Basic Steps to Score Your First Freelance Writing Gig posted at Make a Living Writing.

That’s all for this week. Be sure to submit your article for next week’s Carnival of Creativity by Friday at midnight!

 

Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for August 27, 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.

The Creative Mindset

Ali Luke presents Three Types of Self-Confidence That Will Help Your Writing Career (and How to Boost Yours) posted at AliVentures.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Creativity Quote of the Week

Writing Tips

Jennifer Brown Banks presents 6 Vocal Tips to Help Writers Cultivate Voice posted at How to Blog a Book.

James R. Tuck presents What Are You Really Saying? (The Use of Subtext) posted at Fiction University.

DJ Williams presents Common Ground: Screenwriting Techniques To Transform Your Novel posted at Elizabeth Spann Craig.

Mary Carroll Moore presents Tips for Making Your Characters Vivid Individuals on the Page posted at How to Plan, Write and Develop a Book.

Jeff Gerke presents How to Make Readers Deeply Connect to Your Characters posted at Jane Friedman.

Kirsten presents 13 Things Mentally Strong Writers Don’t Do posted at Kirsten Lamb.

Nancy J. Cavanaugh presents Polish Your Work Before Submitting: 6 Revision Tips posted at Writer’s Digest.

Blogging

Elvis Michael presents Seven Tips to Help You Work More Efficiently posted at Blogging Pro.

Kristel Staci presents How to Reach a Wider Audience with Every Blog Post You Publish posted at Blogging Tips.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Goins Writer is all about Stop Running Away From Your Story: Interview with John O’Leary.

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Narrative Bumper Pool, with Bill Fawcett and Carrie Patel.

This week’s podcast at The Self-Publishing Broadcast is all about Establishing Sustainable Business Practices.

This week’s podcast at The Sell More Books Show is all about Coloring, Success, and Staying Fresh.

Videos

The Business of Creativity

Bernard Meyer presents 5 Easy Ways to Get Paid Faster as a Freelance Blogger posted at Be a Freelance Blogger.

Sabrina presents What Indie Authors Can Learn From Other Industries posted at Digital Pubbing.

Deborah Jeanne Sergeant presents Making Short Gigs Sweet posted at Women on Writing.

That’s all for this week. Be sure to submit your article for next week’s Carnival of Creativity by Friday at midnight!

 

Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for August 20, 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.

The Creative Mindset

Kristen presents The Single Largest Secret to Success posted at Kristen Lamb.

Jo presents 7 TOOLS TO LIBERATE YOURSELF FROM WRITING DOUBT posted at Inspire Portal.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Madelyn Griffith-Haynie presents The Importance of Community to Health in response to Prompt #3081 Loneliness.

Reena Saxeena presents Turning into Stone in response to Prompt #3083 Stone Trolls.

Creativity Quote of the Week

Writing Tips

Janice Hardy presents Double Jeopardy: Hooking the Reader’s Brains and Heart posted at Fiction University.

Jeff Goins presents How to Improve Your Writing Speed and Quality Simultaneously posted at Goins Writer.

Mary Carroll Moore presents One Step Forward, Two Steps Back–Getting Your Work Out in the World posted at How to Plan, Write and Develop a Book.

Nicholas Erick presents Daily Routines of Writers: Using the Power of Habits and Triggers to Write Every Day posted at The Write Practice.

Tiffany Doerr Guerzon presents How to Write and Publish Listicles posted at Women on Writing.

Noelle Sterne presents 8 Rules For Writing in Bed posted at Writer’s Digest.

Blogging

Rachelle presents To Blog or Not to Blog, that is the Questions posted at Rachelle Gardner.

Nate Hoffelder presents 5 WordPress Themes for Professional Authors posted at Jane Friedman.

Nina Amir presents The New SMART Goals Help You Succeed as a Blogger posted at How to Blog a Book.

Elvis Michael presents How to Make Your Content Highly Engaging posted at Blogging Pro.

Ryan Biddulph presents How to Get Unlimited Blog Post Ideas posted at Blogging Tips.

C. Hope Clark presents Please, Please Do Your Homework Before Pitching posted at Funds for Writers.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at The Self-Publishing Broadcast is all about The Tool That Will Change How Much You Write.

This week’s podcast at The Sell More Books Show is all about Netline, Festivals, and Hustlas.

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Retrofitting Structure into a First Draft.

The Business of Creativity

Ali Luke presents Why Novellas are Making a Comeback (and Five Great Posts for Novella-Writers) posted at AliVentures.

Lauren Tharp presents How to NOT Be Your Freelance Blogging Client’s Fool posted at Be A Freelance Blogger.

Sabrina presents Technology Trends in Publishing posted at Digital Pubbing.

Elizabeth presents Expanding Book Distribution posted at Elizabeth Spann Craig.

That’s all for this week. Be sure to submit your article for next week’s Carnival of Creativity by Friday at midnight!

 

Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for August 13, 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.

The Creative Mindset

Shannon Dittemore presents The Writer vs The Author posted at Go Teen Writer.

Melanie Bishop presents The Value of Writing Retreats posted at Jane Friedman.

Casey Herringshaw presents Criticism? Who Likes Criticism?? posted at The Writers Alley.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Elsie Hagley presents Pusillanimous Pantoum Poem in response to Prompt #3078 Word of the Week – Pusillanimous.

Sharing Our Work

Joseph Lewis presents Lessons From Stella posted at Simple Thoughts From A Complicated Mind, Sort Of . . ..

Creativity Quote of the Week

Writing Tips

Ali Luke presents Why Novellas are Making a Comeback (and Five Great Posts for Novella-Writers) posted at AliVentures.

Elizabeth presents Taking Series Characters on the Road posted at Elizabeth Spann Craig.

Janice Hardy presents In the Flesh: Fleshing Out Flat Characters posted at Fiction University.

Mary Carroll Moore presents Nonfiction Book Success–The Challenge of Telling Someone Else’s True Story posted at How to Plan, Write and Develop a Book.

Melissa Bowersock presents Why Can’t Writers Kill the Little Darlings? posted at Indies Unlimited.

Angela Ackerman presents Character Motivation Entry: Protecting One’s Home or Property posted at Writers Helping Writers.

Blogging

Elvis Michael presents How to Screw Up Your Guest Blogging Opportunities posted at Blogging Pro.

Jennifer Brown Banks presents How to Attract Quality Guest Bloggers posted at How to Blog a Book.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Goins Writer is all about How to Build a Community of Raving Fans for Your Book Launch.

This week’s podcast at The Sell More Books Show is all about Control, Planning, and the Amazon UK Store.

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Structure on the Fly.

This week’s podcast at The Self-Publishing Broadcast is all about Frictionless Marketing with Damon Courtney.

The Business of Creativity

Sabrina presents 8 Fun Trends in Reading and Publishing posted at Digital Pubbing.

Peter Boyle presents How to Break Up with a Client without Burning Your Bridges posted at Be A Freelance Blogger.

Robin Cutler presents Libraries and Bookstores Are Getting Into Indie Publishing posted at BookWorks.

Editor presents How Freelancers Can Make a Good First Impression on Clients posted at Blogging Tips.

Susan Daffron presents How to create an e-book box set from a series of books posted at Build Book Buzz.

W. Bradford Swift presents Breaking into the Lucrative Magazine Market with the Big R Game posted at Funds for Writers.

That’s all for this week. Be sure to submit your article for next week’s Carnival of Creativity by Friday at midnight!