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Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for January 31, 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

ABI presents Sorry, You’ve Been Rejected posted at Art Business Institute.

Responses to Writing Reader Prompt

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Sharing Our Work

Hema presents Flash Fiction – Breaking Free posted at Hema’s Mixed Bag.

Creativity Quote of the Week

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore? - Henry Ward Beecher

Creativity Prompt

mcthre3 presents The Rock at Pagua posted at Atlas Obscura.

Writing Tips

Jena Henry presents Am I Real?? Put YoursELF on the ShELF! posted at Jena Books.

LA Stockman presents TIPS FOR USING PINTEREST TO REIGNITE YOUR WRITING posted at LA Stockman.

Jennifer Blanchard presents How to Plan Your Story in Six Weeks posted at StoryFix 2.0.

Cathy Lamb presents Stealing From Your Own Life: Your Way To A Storyline posted at Writer Unboxed.

Mark Nichol presents Whether to Use “Whether” or “If” posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Patrick Haggerty presents Writing Marine Heroes – Get the few, the proud, the Marine, just right posted at Romance University.

Paul Anthony Shortt presents Should You Avoid Topical Issues in Your Writing? posted at Fiction University.

KM Weiland presents Get Rid of On-the-Nose Dialogue Once and For All posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Blogging

Naveen Kulkarni presents 5 Questions You Got Answer Before Blogging Full Time posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Q&A on Showing Your Work, with Daniel José Older.

This week’s podcast at Upgrade Your Story is all about Interview with Author K.M. Randall.

This week’s podcast at The Author Biz is all about An Interesting Publishing Case Study and Marketing to Your Various Tribes, with Paul Bishop.

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Flower Mandalas by Kathy Klein posted at This is Colossal.

Journaling

Debra presents What is important in life? A journal writing exercise posted at The Warm Milk Journal.

The Business of Creativity

Allison Stadd presents 10 Productivity Apps Every Freelancer Needs posted at 99u.

Kristen Pope presents Want to Freelance Around the World? Take a Remote Year posted at The Write Life.

Michael J. Sullivan presents Myths of Publishing: Anyone Can Self-publish, Part 2 posted at Amazing Stories.

Kristen Lamb presents 3 Ways to Fire Up Your Writing Career Today posted at Warrior Writers.

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 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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Sharing Our Work

Liz presents This is Real Life #34 posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Creativity Quote of the Week

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

Resources

Feath.com presents Sentence Starters.

Writing Tips

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

CS Lakin presents Problematic POV—Characters’ Names, Thoughts, and Senses posted at Live Write Thrive.

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.

Larry Brooks presents The (Story) Doctor Will See You Now posted at The Kill Zone.

Blogging

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.

Podcasts

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.

Videos

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

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents The Art of Trees posted at This is Colossal.

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

Journaling

Debra presents Five prompts for your journal writing this evening posted at The Warm Milk Journal.

The Business of Creativity

Jena Henry presents How to Make a Fortune- Put YoursELF on the SHELF! posted at Jena Books.

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!

 

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.

Blogging

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

Podcasts

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.

Journaling

Debra presents What are you excited about? What brings you joy? A journal writing exercise posted at The Warm Milk Journal.

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!

 

Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for November 22, 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

Carrie presents 10 Ways to Raise Your Creative Bar posted at Artist Think.

Sharing Our Work

Liz presents This is Real Life #28 posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Creativity Quote of the Week

The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. -Sylvia Plath

Creativity Prompt

MD Jackson presents When is a Door… posted at Amazing Stories.

Writing Tips

CS Lakin presents Push the Boundaries to Create Believable Scenes and Characters in the Legal World posted at Live Write Thrive.

Laurie Schnebly Campbell presents What’s All This About Plotting? posted at Romance University.

James R. Tuck presents Putting on Your Clark Kent Glasses (or Aliases, Pseudonyms, and Secret Identities) posted at Fiction University.

KM Weiland presents Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 36: Too Much Introspection, Not Enough Interaction posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Nils Ödlund presents How to Plan and Write a Conversation posted at Mythic Scribes.

Joe Bunting presents Every Story Has a Tipping Point posted at The Write Practice.

Therese Walsh presents No Time to Write? Maximize Your Minutes (Multitasking Series, part 3) posted at Writer Unboxed.

Julie presents Conflict that Resonates posted at Pub Crawl.

Blogging

Thanh Pham presents 5 Bad Blogger Habits You Need to Break posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about What’s the Difference Between Ending and Stopping? with Nalo Hopkinson.

This week’s podcast at The Creative Penn is all about Q&A Show On Self-Publishing And Book Marketing With Joanna Penn.

This week’s podcast at Social Media Examiner is all about Blogging Tools: Apps to Better Manage Your Blog.

Videos

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Love Is Making Its Way Back Home: A Stop Motion Animation Using 12,000 Sheets of Construction Paper posted at This is Colossal.

Journaling

Debra presents What am I here for? A journal writing exercise posted at The Warm Milk Journal.

The Business of Creativity

Mark Nichol presents 10 Ideas for Networking posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Edie Melson presents Social Media Basics for Writers, Part X—10 Tips to Help Writers Get More Twitter Followers posted at The Write Conversation.

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 November 8, 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

Cathy presents 10 steps to get yourself creating! posted at Cathy Michaels Design.

Amy presents How Creative Therapy Saved my Life posted at Amy Oestreicher.

Sharing Our Work

Liz presents This is Real Life #26 posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Writing Quote of the Week

Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works. -Virginia Wolff

Resources

Free Writing Helps for NaNoWriMo from your friends at Chaotic Shiny.

Writing Tips

Steve Davidson presents The Hero’s Journey: Part 3, Defining Your Hero posted at Amazing Stories.

KM Weiland presents Want a Powerful Theme for Your Novel? Play Devil’s Advocate! posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Warren Adler presents The Title Dilemma posted at Fiction University.

Hazel Gaynor presents Letting Go posted at Romance University.

Rick Acker presents Top 10 Mistakes Authors Make When Writing Legal Scenes posted at Live Write Thrive.

Marisa de los Santos presents Knowing When to Walk Away posted at Writer Unboxed.

Emily Wenstrom presents How to Write a Story a Week: A Day-by-Day Guide posted at The Write Practice.

Ali Hale presents Why There’ll Never Be a Perfect Time to Write posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Tristan Gregory presents TimeCraft – Squeezing the Most Out of Your Writing Schedule posted at Mythic Scribes.

Blogging

Karol K presents 6 Steps to Craft an Exceptional Blog Post posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about How Does Context Shape Dialogue.

This week’s podcast at The Creative Penn is all about Productivity And Working Smarter, Confidence For Writers And Breaking The Rules With Chandler Bolt.

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Surreal Macro Photographs of Insects posted at This is Colossal.

Journaling

Debra presents When are you most in the flow? A journal writing exercise posted at The Warm Milk Journal.

The Business of Creativity

Ally Bishop presents Is Crowdfunding Right for Your Novel? posted at Upgrade Your Story.

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 November 1, 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.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Stephanie presents Collude in response to Prompt #998 Word of the Week – Collude.

Mark Gardner presents Dark New World posted at Prompt #1529 Word of the Week – Puerile.

Sharing Our Work

Liz presents This is Real Life #25 posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Creativity Quote of the Week

Every thing is raw material. Everything is relevant. Everything is usable. Everything feeds into my creativity. But without proper preparation, I cannot see it, retain it, and use it.-Twyla Tharp

Writing Tips

Gillian Bronte Adams presents Three Secrets of Three-Dimensional Antagonists posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Janice Hardy presents The Benefits of Doing an Editorial Map posted at Writers in the Storm.

Renee Vincent presents Why Are Series Romances So Popular and What Makes for a Great Series? posted at Romance University.

CS Lakin presents How to Give Your Novel a Kicker of a Concept posted at Positive Writer.

Andrea Lochen presents Four Surprising Benefits to Letting Your Characters Take the Reins posted at Writer Unboxed.

Liz Bureman presents When to Discard the Three-Act Story Structure posted at The Write Practice.

Mark Nichol presents Build Your Own Style Guide posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Christine Frazier presents World Building: 5 Types of Societies for Your Novel posted at Better Novel Project.

Mary Carroll Moore presents Three “Lures” to Attract Stronger Theme in Your Fiction and Memoir posted at How to Write, Plan, and Develop a Book.

James Scott Bell presents Avoiding Writing Paralysis Due To Over-Analysis posted at Kill Zone.

Blogging

Richard Adams presents How To Fake It Till You Make It In Blogging posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Being a Good Panelist and a Great Moderator, with Susan J. Morris and Marc Tassin.

Videos

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Scrap Metal Beasts by Robert Jefferson Travis Pond posted at This is Colossal.

Journaling

Debra presents What were your dreams when you were a child? A journal writing exercise. posted at The Warm Milk Journal.

Mel Johnson presents Writing Therapy: Unconventional Ways Writing Can Cure posted at Pick the Brain.

The Business of Creativity

Alistair Savage presents Self-Publishing Odyssey: Part 5 The Launch posted at Amazing Stories.

A Howitt presents How to Write a Query Letter posted at Mythic Scribes.

Casey Herringshaw presents Should You Start a Newsletter? posted at Writer’s Alley.

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 18, 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

Dean Bokhari presents 5 Creativity Books Everyone Needs To Read posted at Pick the Brain.

Sharing Our Work

Liz presents This is Real Life #24 posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Art Quote of the Week

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.-Henry Ward Beecher

Writing Tips

Philip Overby presents Finding Strengths in Your Weaknesses as a Writer posted at Mythic Scribes.

James Weber presents Attempting to Scholar Pt.1: Beginnings posted at Amazing Stories.

KM Weiland presents Don’t Let This Sloppy Technique Kill the Tension in Your Story’s Climax posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Janice Hardy presents The More the Merrier: Adding Words to Your Novel posted at Fiction University.

Rie Warren presents Sometimes a Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl posted at Romance University.

Megan Harris presents Things to Consider When Choosing a Critique Partner posted at Live Write Thrive.

CW Gortner presents Making the Jump: From Reigning Queens to the Queen of Fashion posted at Writer Unboxed.

Monica M. Clark presents Why Your Character Needs a Revelation posted at The Write Practice.

Mark Nichol presents How to Reverse-Outline Your First Draft posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Elizabeth presents Writing a New Genre posted at Elizabeth Spann Craig.

Jo Linsdell presents Writing believable characters posted at Writers and Authors.

Heather Webb presents Breaking the Law in Fiction posted at Writers in the Storm.

Larry Brooks presents A Post for the New, Unsure, Intimidated First-time Novelist posted at StoryFix.

Ally Bishop presents Finding Your Writing Voice posted at Upgrade Your Story.

Donna Radley presents Should You Write For Yourself Or Your Audience? posted at Writers Writer.

Blogging

Ali Luke presents How to Conquer the Blank Page: 10 Tips That Really Work posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Jennifer Brown Banks presents Will Blogging on a Free Platform “COST” You? What You Should Know… posted at Pen and Prosper.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about How Does Context Shape Plot Twists?.

This week’s podcast at The Author Biz is all about A Different way of Running your Author Biz, with Mike Faricy.

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents New Delicate Cut Paper Flowers by Maude White posted at This is Colossal.

Journaling

Debra presents What inspires you? posted at The Warm Milk Journal.

The Business of Creativity

Tom Bentley presents Why Super-Short Articles Can Build a Big Writing Career 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 4, 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

Melissa Donovan presents Thoughts on Becoming a Writer posted at Writing Forward.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Mark Gardner presents The Rocks Above in response to Prompt #1505 Healthy Women.

Natalia Erehnah of Weaving Gold posted her response in the comments for Prompt #178 The Miracle of Love.

Sharing Our Work

Liz presents This is Real Life #22 posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Creativity Quote of the Week

Creativity exists in the present moment. You can’t find it anywhere else. - Natalie Goldberg

Resources

Melinda Osteen presents The Nine Best Apps And Tools To Help Writers Boost Productivity posted at Writers Write.

Writing Tips

Nina Munteanu presents The Hero’s Journey: Part One, the Hero & the Journey posted at Amazing Stories.

Marcy Mackay presents The #1 Habit Killing Your Writing posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Alex Hughes presents Worldbuilding Lessons from History: Part Two posted at Fiction University.

Lori Wilde presents The External Story vs. The Internal Story posted at Romance University.

Christy Distler presents In Medias Res—Cutting to the Chase posted at Live Write Thrive.

Jane Friedman presents 5 Digital Media Resources for Every Writer’s Toolbox posted at Writer Unboxed.

Kellie McGann presents 3 Reasons to Write About the Worst Experience of Your Life posted at The Write Practice.

Mark Nichol presents 5 Brainstorming Strategies for Writers posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Blogging

Brent McCoy presents A Question Of Intimacy: How Much Should You Share With Your Readers? posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Podcasts

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

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Haunting Portraits of the Homeless by Lee Jeffries posted at This is Colossal.

Fred Martins presents Global Warming posted at Talent House Art Works.

Journaling

Debra presents Listing our blessings: a journal activity posted at The Warm Milk Journal.

Jen presents Lesson 15: Don’t ignore the things that light you up posted at Journal Wild.

The Business of Creativity

Philip Overby presents Knowing When You’re Ready to Publish posted at Mythic Scribes.

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 27, 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

Nina Munteanu presents Why We Need to Write posted at Amazing Stories.

Meghan Tschanz presents 5 Ways to Change the World with Your Writing posted at The Write Practice.

Philip Overby presents 10 Easy Steps to Crush Creative ADD posted at Mythic Scribes.

Donna Radley presents Confessions Of A Troubled Writer – Four Questions To Ask Before You Quit posted at Writers Write.

Sharing Our Work

Liz presents This is Real Life #21 posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Art Quote of the Week

Art is a personal act of courage, something one human does that creates change in another.-Seth Godin

Writing Tips

Mark Nichol presents Physical Descriptions Put Readers in Your Place posted at Daily Writing Tips.

KM Weiland presents Don’t Know Your Story’s Theme? Take a Look at Your Character’s Arc posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Janice Hardy presents Storming the Brain: Coming Up With Ideas posted at Fiction University.

Heather Webb presents Creating Likable Characters posted at Romance University.

Jeanne Cavelos presents Tying Character Types to Plot, Suspense, and Emotion posted at Writer Unboxed.

Ethan Fox presents Authors: Want to write dynamic fight scenes? Pt1 posted at by Ethan Fox.

Blogging

Ali Luke presents Why You Should Use “You” and “I” In Your Posts posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Combat, with Marie Brennan.

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Inside the Sketchbooks of Mattias Adolfsson posted at This is Colossal.

Journaling

Melissa Donovan presents Journal Prompts for the Fearless and Fearful posted at Writing Forward.

Debra presents An entry for your gratitude journal tonight posted at The Warm Milk Journal.

Jen presents Lesson 9: Kindness matters (especially towards yourself!) posted at Journal Wild.

The Business of Creativity

Chrys Fey presents Working with a Cover Artist posted at Write with Fey.

Karen Pashley presents 6 Ways You Can Prepare Yourself and Your Manuscript for Success posted at Live Write Thrive.

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 20, 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

Bryan Hutchinson presents Writers: 5 Tips on How to Shake the Haters (who Hate Hate Hate) posted at Positive Writer.

Response to Writing Reader Prompt

Mark Gardner presents Governed by Time in response to Prompt #1494 Word of the Week – Hooligan.

Sharing Our Work

Liz presents This is Real Life #20 posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Writing Quote of the Week

Love words, agonize over sentences. And pay attention to the world. -Susan Sontag

Creativity Prompt

Melissa Donovan presents People-Inspired Writing Prompts posted at Writing Forward.

Writing Tips

Tristan Gregory presents The Mythic Archipelago – A Community Worldbuilding Project posted at Mythic Scribes.

Joe Bunting presents The Publishing Step You’ve Probably Forgotten posted at The Write Practice.

Linda Clare presents How to Get Readers into Your Story—and How to Keep Them There posted at Live Write Thrive.

Robin Covington presents Writing in Someone Else’s World posted at Romance University.

Julie Musil presents The F-Word: Tackling the Nitty Gritty of Formatting posted at Fiction University.

Patrick Ross presents Are Your Characters Talking Too Much? posted at Helping Writers Become Authors.

Travis Malaya presents All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Writer posted at Amazing Stories.

Stephanie Morrill presents What’s the best way to plot a novel? posted at Go Teen Writers.

Maria Popova presents The Subterranean River of Emotion: Cheryl Strayed on Writing, the Art of Living with Opposing Truths, and the Three Ancient Motifs in All Great Storytelling posted at Brain Pickings.

Larry Brooks presents Seven Questions You Must Answer Before Your Thriller Will Work posted at Kill Zone.

Blogging

Eugene presents 7 Tips For Making Your Blog Posts More Readable posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Amanda Patterson presents Seven Invaluable Tips For Writing Blog Post Titles posted at Writers Write.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about How Do I Control the Speed of the Story?.

This week’s podcast at The Creative Penn is all about Gaming, Writing And Collaboration With Nathan Meunier.

This week’s podcast at The Author Biz is all about Why I’m doing a ‘Best of’ Episode this week and Renee Raudman on how Audiobooks are Produced.

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Line Drawings by Vasilj Godzh posted at This is Colossal.

Journaling

Debra presents The Benefit of Writing Lists In Your Journal posted at The Warm Milk Journal.

Jen presents Lesson 6: It’s never too late to try something new posted at Journal Wild.

The Business of Creativity

Mark Nichol presents 5 Tips About Freelance Work posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Bill Ferris presents How to Nurture Your Fan Base posted at Writer Unboxed.

Carrie presents How to Value an Artwork posted at Artist Think.

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