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Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for October 5, 2014. 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

Gregory Ciotti presents How Writing Makes You Happier, Smarter, and More Persuasive posted at Psychology Today.

Carrie Brummer presents Refining Your Creative Practice posted at Artist Think.

Julie Fei Fan Balzer presents Embrace Failure posted at Balzer Designs.

Creativity Quote of the Week

Your creative life is in front of you. Pay yourself forward. Do a little creative work today. Just keep moving in the right direction. Even if you took a detour. - Tammy Garcia

Sharing Our Work

Eula McLeod presents Whine-O posted at View from the Wine Press.

Liz presents The Scattered Life Collective #3 posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Writing Tips

Darren Andrews presents The Real Power of Fantasy Writing posted at Mythic Scribes.

Simon Kewin presents 36 Poetry Terms posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Larry Brooks presents A Little Help for NaNoWrMo Writers posted at StoryFix.

Douglas Smith presents Where Do We Go From Here?: Career progression for short fiction writers (conclusion) posted at Amazing Stories.

Maria Popova presents Chinua Achebe on the Meaning of Life and the Writer’s Responsibility in the World posted at Brain Pickings.

Chris Fey presents Writing About: The Mob posted at Write with Fey.

Janice Hardy presents Back Fill Those Plot Holes posted at Fiction University.

Mary Carroll Moore presents How Chapters Are Built–What to Include, What to Skip, and How to Know If You Actually Have One posted at How to Plan, Write and Develop a Book.

Marcy McKay presents Writers, Here’s How to Give Fear the Finger posted at The Write Practice.

CS Lakin presents Add a Bit of Romance to Your Novel posted at Live, Write, Thrive.

Lauren presents Self-Doubt: The Writer’s Constant Companion posted at Lauren Sapala.

Bryan Hutchinson presents Why Writers Self-destruct and 5 Ways To Thrive Instead! posted at Positive Writer.

Carole Jelen presents The Dozen New Digital Rules Authors Need to Know posted at Writer Unboxed.

Anna Steffl presents Power-up World Building through Point of View posted at Romance University.

Mooderino presents When A Scene Isn’t Working posted at Moody Writing.

Jocelyn Paige Kelly presents 10 Benefits of Writing a Story from a Perspective Different from Your Own posted at Realizing Your Creative Life.

Jo presents How to Beat Writer’s Block: 5 Ways to Face the Blank Page posted at Inspire Portal.

Angela Ackerman presents Emotional Description: 3 Common Problems with Show & Tell posted at Writers Helping Writers.

Moran Chaimovitz presents 3 Good Reasons to Read Your Writing Out Loud posted at Procrastiwriter.

Blogging

Daniel Scocco presents Should I Publish My Best Content In My Own Blog, Or Guest Blog It? posted at Daily Blogging Tips.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at The Creative Penn is all about Productivity Tips And Running Your Author Business With Jen Talty.

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Understanding Royalties, with Paul Stevens.

Video

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Elaborate Textile ‘Collages’ of African Wildlife by Sophie Standing posted at This is Colossal.

Tara presents what’s your style? :: exploring drawing {part one} posted at Tara Leaver.

Journaling

Elizabeth Segran presents A New Technique for More Aha Moments: The Surprise Journal posted at Fast Company.

The Business of Creativity

Carol Tice presents How Much Should You Charge For Your E-Book? 7 Questions to Help You Decide posted at Make a Living Writing.

Jeff Goins presents The Amazing Realization That Turns Amateurs into Professionals posted at Goins Writer.

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Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for September 28, 2014. 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 Artist Francis Bacon on the Role of Suffering and Self-Knowledge in Creative Expression posted at Brain Pickings.

Polly Campbell presents Making the Most of Your Mistakes posted at Psychology Today.

Carrie Brummer presents I Only Make Art When I’m ‘In The Mood’ posted at Artist Think.

Melissa Dahl presents Stop Asking ‘What Should I Do?’ posted at The Science of Us.

Kate Leonard presents 5 reasons why you’re creative amazing posted at Illustration Friday.

Creativity Quote of the Week

The way I dance is by writing. – Anne Lamott

Sharing Our Work

Eula McLeod presents The Other Man posted at View from the Wine Press.

Liz Shaw presents The Scattered Life Collective #2 posted at Lizandrashaw.com.

Resources

Hubspot Blog Post Topic Generator.

Writing Tips

Antonio del Drago presents 5 Characteristics of a Hero posted at Mythic Scribes.

Melissa Donovan presents From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Report It posted at Writing Forward.

Shanan Haislip presents 4 Effective Ways to Beat Writer’s Burnout posted at Positive Writer.

Janice Hardy presents Writing Basics: How to Use Adverbs posted at Fiction University.

Mary Carroll Moore presents Crafting Pathways in Your Book: Internal Conflict, External Conflict, and How They Form a Story posted at How to Plan, Write and Develop a Book.

John Vorhaus presents Feel Good and Fail Big posted at Writer Unboxed.

Chrys Fey presents Writing About: Police Officers posted at Write with Fey.

Mooderino presents Waiting For A Story To Get Going posted at Moody Writing.

Jo presents Margaret Atwood’s Ten Tips for Writers posted at Inspire Portal.

Mary Hodges presents Writing Contests Are Good Practice posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Mike Angley presents Patience, Persistence, Perfection posted at Story Fix.

Elizabeth presents 6 Steps Writers Need to Tame the Story Beast posted at Elizabeth Spann Craig.

Chuck Wendig presents Ten Things to Never Say to a Writer posted at Terrible Minds.

Jeff Goins presents What Unfinished Projects Teach Us About Our Life’s Work posted at Goins Writer.

Seth Koenig presents Eight phrases Stephen King thinks writers should never use posted at Hashtag Maine.

Claire de Boer presents How Writing Your Story Can Help You Forgive posted at The Gift of Writing.

Jennifer Brown Banks presents 4 Reasons Cooking Shows Make the Perfect Recipe For Writing Success…Part 2 posted at Pen and Prosper.

Blogging

Mark Pack presents Are You Throwing Away Readers by Posting at the Wrong Time? posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Joe Bunting presents 5 Elements of a ‘Perfect’ Blog Post posted at The Write Practice.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Publicity for Books.

Videos

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents New Lifelike Paper Birds by Diana Beltran Herrera posted at This is Colossal.

Tara presents how to loosen up your art { + free printable!} posted at Tara Leaver.

Julie Fei Fan Balzer presents Five Ways to Make Time for Art posted at Balzer Designs.

Journaling

Jocelyn Paige Kelly presents 5 Ways Keeping a Gratitude Journal Supports Our Creativity posted at Realizing Your Creative Life.

Dolly Garland presents 5 Ways to Use Journaling for Motivation posted at Kaizen Journaling.

Quinn presents 10 Commonplace Journal Ideas posted at Quinn Creative.

The Business of Creativity

Michael J. Sullivan presents Marketing 101: Strategies for Growing your Email List posted at Amazing Stories.

Lauren presents The Two Most Powerful Behaviors Of Successful Writers posted at Lauren Sapala.

Stacy McKitrick presents Organize Your Writing Project(s) via a Spreadsheet posted at Romance University.

CS Lakin presents Tweaking Your Writing and Genre for Success posted at Live Write Thrive.

Carol Tice presents The Key E-Book Marketing Step That Most Self-Publishers Miss posted at Make a Living Writing.

Editors presents Self-Publishing Self-Test: How To Determine If You’re A Good Candidate For Self-Publishing Your Book posted at Writer’s Relief.

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Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for September 7, 2014. 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 Legendary Songwriter Carole King on Inspiration vs. Perspiration and How to Overcome Creative Block posted at Brainpickings.

Carrie Brummer presents Finding Your Creative Flow posted at Artist Think.

Kevan Lee presents What I Wish I Knew About Creativity When I Was 20 posted at Buffer.

Seth Apter presents All Sorts of People posted at The Altered Page.

Kate Leonard presents Finding where you left your inspiration posted at Illustration Friday.

Writing Quote of the Week

Let us go forth, the tellers of tales, and seize whatever prey the heart long for, and have no fear. Everything exists, everything is true, and the earth is only a little dust under our feet. -W. B. Yeats

Photo Credit: Hartwig HKD on Flickr

Creativity Prompt

De Profundis presents The Ghost City of Monterano posted at Atlas Obscura.

Resources

Larry Brooks provides a free Powerpoint entitled Story on Steroids from a workshop he did for Writer’s Digest. This link is about halfway down in the article.

Sharing Our Work

Emi Bauer presents 5,000 Miles Later posted at Confessions of an Incompetent Blogger.

Eula McLeod presents Hope posted at View from the Winepress.

Suzanne Millan presents Meet Mama K! posted at The Magic of Oak.

Writing Tips

Frank LaVoie presents Considering the Fantastical posted at Mythic Scribes.

Nina Munteanu presents Ten Questions You Need to Ask Your Characters Before They Can Stay In Your Story posted at Amazing Stories.

Bryan Hutchinson presents How To Become A Prolific Writer While Holding Down A Day Job posted at Positive Writer.

Melissa Donovan presents Creative Writing: Is It Fun or Is It Work? posted at Writing Forward.

Chrys Fey presents Writing About: A Wedding posted at Write with Fey.

Rachelle Gardner presents 7 (Bad) Habits of Highly Successful Authors posted at Books & Such.

Lauren presents 3 Reasons You Should Attend A Writers’ Conference posted at Lauren Sapala.

Janice Hardy presents Listen to Me: Putting Feedback to Good Use posted at Fiction University.

Mary Carroll Moore presents Pros and Cons of Feedback on Your Writing: Finding Out What You REALLY Need (and Getting It) posted at How to Plan, Write and Develop a Book.

Liz Bureman presents Negative Capability: Definition and Examples posted at The Write Practice.

CS Lakin presents The Nemesis Character Type in Your Story posted at Live, Write, Thrive.

Virginia King presents Write What You DON’T Know (Part One) posted at Elizabeth Spann Craig.

Mooderino presents Action Stations!!! posted at Moody Writing.

Jo presents 10 Travel-Inspired Storytelling Techniques posted at Inspire Portal.

About Shanan presents An Open Letter to Lazy Writers posted at The Procrastiwriter.

Hugh Ashton presents Proofreading from Hard Copy posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Anne Peterson presents What Writing a Book Could Cost You posted at Goins Writer.

Blogging

Daniel Scocco presents 50 Simple Ways to Gain RSS Subscribers posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Writing Instruction.

Videos

Visual Arts

Johnny Strategy presents Long Exposure Photos of Budapest Trams Lit Up with 30,000 LED Lights posted at This is Colossal.

Leon Pomeroy, PhD presents Discover Your Self Through Photography, Part 1 posted at Psychology Today.

Cherie Haas presents Canvas Schmanvas: The Art of Painting the Body posted at Artists Network.

 

The Business of Creativity

Taylor presents How to Fail: 25 Lessons Learned through Failure posted at Taylor Davidson.

Ali Luke presents Why Writers Should Fear Obscurity, Not Piracy posted at Ali Ventures.

Joanna Penn presents Author Entrepreneur. How To Sell Books And Products Direct To Customers posted at The Creative Penn.

Carol Tice presents For Writers Considering Self-Publishing: 8 Useful Posts posted at Make a Living Writing.

Margaret Dilloway presents Networking for Writers posted at Writer Unboxed.

Melanie Pinola presents The Freelancer’s Guide to Time Management posted at LifeHacker.

Karen Travis presents Why This Bestselling Author Decided To Start Self-Publishing posted at io9.

Quinn presents Time Is On Your Side–If You Put it There posted at Quinn Creative.

Josh Haynam presents The Marketer’s Guide to Using Quizzes to Reach and Engage Your Audience posted at CopyBlogger.

John Soares presents When and How a Freelance Writer Should Hire Help posted at Productive Writers.

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Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for August 31, 2014. 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 Picasso on Intuition, How Creativity Works, and Where Ideas Come From posted at Brain Pickings.

Lauren presents How To Radically Boost Your Creativity And Self-Esteem In 5 Minutes posted at Lauren Sapala.

Jo presents Creative Confidence: How to Believe in Yourself [and Your Art] posted at Inspire Portal.

Patrick Ross presents 7 Signs You Have a Creative Brain posted at The Artist’s Road.

Todd Henry presents How To Receive Negative Feedback posted at Accidental Creative.

Carrie Brummer presents How to Kill Curiosity posted at Artist Think.

Sharing Our Work

Eula McLeod presents Betrayal On Nottaway Hill posted at View from the Wine Press.

Kerin Gedge presents What is the Meaning of Aspine? posted at Vocabuverse.

Liz presents Playing Around with Stress posted at Liz Andra Shaw.

Art Quote of the Week

The artist must possess the courageous soul that dares and defies. ~Kate Chopin

Creativity Prompt

DoctorMoog42 presents The Gullah Heritage Trail posted at Atlas Obscura.

Resources

How to Write a Scene – free PDF download from John August

Writing Tips

Bryan Hutchinson presents 3 Myths That Hold Your Best Writing Back posted at Positive Writer.

Chrys Fey presents Passive Voice Misconception posted at Write with Fey.

Lesley Smith presents Fantasy Cartography for Writers Part 1 and Part 2 posted at Amazing Stories.

Dennis Palumbo presents Enough: How Not to Over-Write posted at Psychology Today.

Rachelle Gardner presents 11 Questions for Crafting a Fiction Pitch posted at Books & Such.

Joe Bunting presents How to Become a Better Writer in One, Simple Step posted at The Write Practice.

Jennifer Blanchard presents The Value of ‘Pantsing’ posted at Story Fix.

Jennifer Brown Banks presents 5 Ways to Put More GO Into Your Goal Setting! posted at The Procrastiwriter.

Ashley Carlson presents Using Life’s Hardships to Make You a Better Writer posted at Live Write Thrive.

Janice Hardy presents Deep POV is Not the Only POV posted at Fiction University.

Mary Carroll Moore presents Raise the Emotional Stakes: Strengthening Alchemy between Setting, Character, and Conflict posted at How to Plan, Write, and Develop a Book.

Moderino presents Rewriting: Longer, Faster, Harder posted at Moody Writing.

Joanna Penn presents Writing Thrillers. 50 Lessons Learned From Thrillerfest 2014 posted at Creative Penn.

Sarah presents When you fall down, break your routine, or stop writing: notes on re-starting posted at It Starts With.

Marilyn Brant presents Creativity, Writing, and the Ever-Changing Face of Publishing posted at Romance University.

Anna Kashina presents Five Things I Learned Writing the Guild of Assasins posted at Terrible Minds.

Jan O’Hara presents C-c-considering Cadence: Understanding One Quality of Voice posted at Writer Unboxed.

Jack Heckel presents Fairytale’s Most Wanted: The Five Most Well-Known Character Types posted at Tor.

Selah Janel presents Writing What You Know When There’s No Way to ‘Know’ It posted at Mythic Scribes.

Blogging

Daniel Scocco presents How NOT to Ask for Sponsorship or Advertising: 6 Deadly Mistakes posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Nicole Miller presents 32 Web Writing Tips posted at Buffer.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about What to Do When You Disagree with Your Editor.

Videos

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Winners of the 2014 iPhone Photography Awards posted at This is Colossal.

Päivi Eerola presents How to Trust Yourself when Creating Art posted at Peony and Parakeet.

Katherine Brooks presents 9 Art Techniques That Anyone Can Do To Jumpstart Creativity posted at Huffington Post.

Chelle presents 16 Art Journal Prompt Ideas for Music Lovers posted at Art Journalist.

Kathleen Johnson Rogers presents 25 Amazing Art Journal Theme Ideas posted at Woke Up With Ideas.

Lee Hammond presents When You’ve Hit The Artistic Wall: Frustration and Creativity posted at Artists Network.

Journaling

Jeff Goins presents How a Daily Writing Habit Makes You a Better Person posted at Goins Writer.

Jessica Stillman presents Why It’s Worth Making Time for This Lengthy Morning Ritual posted at Inc..

Claire de Boer presents 10 Ways to Ease Depression with Only Your Pen posted at The Gift of Writing.

The Business of Creativity

Ali Luke presents Seven Crucial First Steps for Your Writing Career posted at Aliventures.

Carol Tice presents 140 Websites That Pay Writers in 2014 posted at Make a Living Writing.

Lorraine Mace presents Talking Up Sales posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Zac Johnson presents Facebook Contest Apps – How to Easily Create Facebook Contests posted at Blogging Tips.

Linda Formichelli presents How to Earn $250 Per Hour As a Freelance Writer posted at CopyBlogger.

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Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for August 3, 2014. 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 Seth Godin on Vulnerability, Creative Courage, and How to Dance with the Fear: A Children’s Book for Grownups posted at Brain Pickings.

Melissa Donovan presents Ten Myths About Creativity posted at Writing Forward.

Shawn Blanc presents Fighting to Stay Creative posted at Shawn Blanc.

Joshua Wolf Shenk presents The Power of Two posted at The Atlantic.

Creativity Quote of the Week

Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working. ~Pablo Picasso
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Writing Tips

Diana Thurbon presents 20 Tips For Winning Writing Contests posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Chris Gerwel presents The Challenge of Espionage in Speculative Fiction posted at Amazing Stories.

Andy Mort presents Is Paranoia Preventing YOU From Finding Success as a Writer? posted at Positive Writer.

Anne Marie Gazzolo presents 5 Ways to Build Stronger Characters posted at Mythic Scribes.

Larry Brooks presents Getting Published: Is Your Story Idea Strong Enough? posted at Story Fix.

Kristin Hultgren presents Older Adults: 8 Tips for Writing Your Life Story posted at Psychology Today.

Paper Blanks presents 3 Easy Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Writing Day posted at End Paper.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Critiquing “An Honest Death”.

Videos

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Designer Alexandra Khitrova Discovers a New Career through Her Stunning Fantasy Concept Art posted at This is Colossal.

Journaling

Chantalle Gerber presents 101 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Yourself Before It’s Too Late posted at Pick the Brain.

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Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for July 13, 2014. 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 Picasso on Success and Why You Should Never Compromise in Your Art posted at Brain Pickings.

Kate Leonard presents Balancing Your Creative Life posted at Illustration Friday.

Alisa presents The Art of Chasing a Dream posted at Alisa Burke.

Creativity Prompt

Lauren Davis presents 10 Feline Celebrities That Prove We Were Always Obsessed With Cats posted at io9.

Eric Grundhauser presents Torre Bert Listening Station posted at Atlas Obscura.

Writing Tips

Chrys Fey presents Use the Sixth Sense posted at Write with Fey.

Charles A. Ray presents Dialogue Helps to Tell Your Story posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Bryan Hutchinson presents How to Embrace Your Fears to Create Your Best Work posted at Positive Writer.

Jeff Goins presents Why Everyone Should Write a Book posted at Goins Writer.

Alice Leiper presents Magical Creatures for Magical Worlds: Fairies posted at Mythic Scribes.

Thorin Klosowski presents How Scrivener Helped Me Organize All My Writing posted at LifeHacker.

Steven presents Storytelling in a Liar’s World posted at Steven M. Long.

Mary Pearson presents How Did You Come Up With That?: Bygone Worlds as Springboards to Fantasy posted at Tor.

Blogging

Katie presents The Prepared Writer’s Process for Creating Excellent Content Every Day posted at CopyBlogger.

Daniel Scocco presents 5 Blogging Traps You Need to Avoid posted at Daily Blogging Tips.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Critiquing Sixth of Dusk Part 1.

This week’s podcast at Illustration Age is all about Workspaces.

Videos

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents The Subtractive Canvases and Street Art of Pejac posted at This is Colossal.

Lee Hammond presents Artwork (aka: Escapism) posted at Artists Network.

Tara presents 21 things to love about making art posted at Tara Leaver.

Miriam presents A page from my art journal on mindfulness posted at Schulman Art.

Journaling

Claire presents How Writing Heals Relationship Conflict posted at The Gift of Writing.

The Business of Creativity

Michael J. Sullivan presents Marketing 101: Authors and Reading Communities posted at Amazing Stories.

Rachel presents 10 Tips for New Etsy Sellers posted at The Crafted Life.

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Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for July 6, 2014. 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

Seth Apter presents The “A” Word posted at The Altered Page.

Maria Popova presents The Quartet of Creativity: 28-Year-Old Susan Sontag on the Four People a Great Writer Must Be posted at Brain Pickings.

Nathalie Kalbach presents The Art of Art Time Management or…what the heck did you do all day? posted at n*studio.

Writing Tips

Larry Brooks presents Case Study: When Your Concept is Also a Paradox posted at Story Fix.

Melissa Donovan presents Tips for Better Writing posted at Writing Forward.

Maeve Maddox presents First Steps in Plotting a Novel posted at Daily Writing Tips.

A. Howitt presents Critiques: A How-To Guide posted at Mythic Scribes.

Chris Gerwel presents I Spy, with My Little Eye…Espionage in Speculative Fiction posted at Amazing Stories.

Adam Rico presents What Really Holds You Back from Winning posted at Goins Writer.

Bryan Hutchinson presents Write It – Don’t Fight It! (The answer to: Are you a writer?) posted at Positive Writer.

Blogging

Daniel Scocco presents 7 Things to Avoid While Leaving A Blog Comment posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Pre-Writing.

This week’s podcast at Illustration Island is all about Portfolio and Promotion.

Videos

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Photographer Laurent Lavender Plays with the Moon posted at This is Colossal.

Cherie Haas presents Is That An Artist? (Alla Prima Painting at Events) posted at Artists Network.

Jessica Holden presents Illustrator: Daniel Egneus posted at Illustration Friday.

Journaling

Nicole Romero presents How I Discovered My True Self Through Writing posted at The Gift of Writing.

iHanna presents To journal or not to journal posted at iHanna’s Blog.

Emma Dajaski presents Where Your Book Begins: Journaling 101 posted at Rookie Magazine.

The Business of Creativity

Charlie Jane Anders presents 10 Science Fiction And Fantasy Stories That Editors Are Tired Of Seeing posted at io9.

Demian Farnworth presents Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Writer? Answer This Question to Find Out … posted at CopyBlogger.

Stephanie presents How to Self-Publish posted at DesignSponge.

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Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for June 29, 2014. 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 Art of Thought: Graham Wallas on the Four Stages of Creativity, 1926 posted at Brain Pickings.

Jane Porter presents 5 Ways to be Inspired by Your Everyday Life posted at Fast Company.

James Clear presents How to Find Your Hidden Creative Genius posted at James Clear.

Virginia Hughes presents Where Do New Ideas Come From? posted at National Geographic.

Susannah presents Sometimes you need a creativity reboot posted at Susannah Conway.

Creativity Quote of the Week

When you’re in a rut, you have to question everything except your ability to get out of it. ~Twyla Tharp

Writing Tips

Max Barry presents How to Write a Great Science Fiction Novel in 7 Easy Steps posted at io9. Only slightly tongue in cheek!

Bryan Hutchinson presents Why Your First Draft Isn’t Crap posted at Positive Writer.

Melissa Donovan presents How to Develop Better Writing Habits posted at Writing Forward.

Jeff Goins presents Three Critical Steps to Writing Success posted at Goins Writer.

Aaron Price presents Writing Warfare in Fantasy: A Guide to the Battle Scene posted at Mythic Scribes.

Mike Robinson presents How to Write a Story: The Creative Process… One Writer’s Take posted at Story Fix.

Greg Ruth presents Why Horror is Good For You (and Even Better for Your Kids) posted at Tor.

Chrys Fey presents Z Words to Add to Your Writing posted at Write with Fey.

Creativity Prompt

Eric Grundhauser presents Techatticup Mine posted at Atlas Obscura.

Blogging

Pamela Wilson presents The 3-Step Journey of a Remarkable Piece of Content posted at CopyBlogger.

Kevan Lee presents Get the Most From One Blog Post: 21 Advanced Content Tips posted at Buffer.

Daniel Scocco presents 8 Rules for Telling Stories on Your Blog posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Kate Gabrielle presents How to be a Happy Blogger posted at Scathingly Brilliant.

April presents 52 Blog Post Topics for Creative Entrepreneurs posted at Blacksburg Belle.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Adjusting Character Competence.

This week’s podcast at Illustration Age is all about Breaking Into Freelance Illustration.

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Internal Landscapes: Sweeping Abstract Oceans by Samantha Keely Smith posted at This is Colossal.

Lee Hammond presents A True Artist is Driven By This posted at Artist Network.

Journaling

Esther Emery presents Spinning Hope with Words posted at The Gift of Writing.

David Greenbaum presents Journaling at the End of the Day Could Increase Your Productivity posted at Life Hacker.

Rhonda H presents Querencia and other thoughts about writing… posted at Full Circle.

Melissa Johnson presents My Top 5 Tips for Starting an Art Journal posted at Mel’s Art Journal.

Nichole Rae presents Words I Carry Art Journal posted at Create Mixed Media.

Cathy Malchiodi presents Top Ten Art Therapy Visual Journaling Prompts posted at Psychology Today.

Cece Harbor presents Cherish the Do-Over posted at Knowledge Maven.

Alexis Giostra presents 5 Quirky Uses for a Filofax posted at Strange & Charmed.

The Business of Creativity

Nina Munteanu presents How to Accept Rejection posted at Amazing Stories.

Seth Godin presents But I might get rejected posted at Seth’s Blog.

Quinn presents Being an Author posted at Quinn Creative.

Kristine Katherine Rusch presents Why Writers Disappear posted at Kris Writes.

Mike R. Underwood presents 25 Secrets of Publishing, Revealed! (Or: Inside the Bookish Shatterdome) posted at Terrible Minds.

Gregory Ciotti presents Born Hatin’: Why Some People Dislike Everything posted at 99u.

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Welcome to the Carnival of Creativity for June 1, 2014. 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 Donald Barthelme on the Art of Not-Knowing and the Not-Knowing of Art posted at Brain Pickings.

Petrea Hansen Adamidis presents Holding Space posted at Art Therapist.

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer presents Organization: Throw It Away posted at Balzer Designs.

Quinn presents Writer (or Artist’s) Glut posted at Quinn Creative.

Creativity Resource

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents The Collection Online .

Creativity Quote of the Week

Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself. -Miles Davis

Writing Tips

Maeve Maddux presents Italicizing Foreign Words posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Philip Overby presents Cover to Cover III: Owning a First Draft posted at Mythic Scribes.

Chrys Fey presents Supernatural (How to Write) posted at Write with Fey.

Bryan Hutchinson presents What To Do BEFORE Rejection KILLS You! posted at Positive Writer.

Belinda Bekkers presents Overcoming Writer’s Block posted at Belinda Bekkers.

C.S. Lakin presents The Burden of Your Novel’s Opening Scene posted at Story Fix.

Ryan Holiday presents How I Wrote Three Books in Three Years posted at CopyBlogger.

Steven Long presents Sympathy for the Devil: The Power of the Evil Protagonist posted at Steven M. Long.

Creativity Prompts

George Dvorsky presents German Fisherman Discovers The World’s Oldest Message In A Bottle posted at io9.

Michael Bailey and Eric Grundhauser presents Ankerwycke Yew posted at Atlas Obscura.

Blogging

Irwin Lagman presents 7 Tips On Writing A Conclusion That Works posted at Blogging Tips.

Daniel Scocco presents Become a Blogging Wizard – 6 Lessons from Harry Potter posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Microcasting where the writers answer your questions.

This week’s podcast at Illustration Age is all about Illustration Mundo.

Videos

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Surreal Photos of the Tatio Geyser Field in Chile by Owen Perry posted at This is Colossal.

Holley Perry presents Work of Art: Weekly Photo Challenge posted at Chasing Destino.

Journal Writing

Mirian Schulman presents Art Journal Prompt: I am posted at Schulman Art.

Dana Schwartz presents As She Lay Dying: How Journaling Connected Me to My Mother posted at The Gift of Writing.

Ronda Palazzari presents Art Journal Conversations: Nathalie Kalback posted at Help Me Ronda.

The Business of Creativity

Douglas Smith presents Bonjour / Hola / Ciao: Selling foreign language rights posted at Amazing Stories.

Jeff Goins presents Waiting to be Published? That’s a Stupid Strategy posted at Goins Writer.

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The Creative Mindset

Maria Popova presents Agnes Martin on Art, Happiness, Pride, and Failure: A Rare Vintage Interview with the Reclusive Artist posted at Brain Pickings.

Resources

Google Institute Art Collections.

Writing Quote of the Week

Half my life is an act of revision. -John Irving

Writing Tips

Maeve Maddux presents Hurrah for the Index Card! posted at Daily Writing Tips.

Chrys Fey presents Horror (How to Create) posted at Write with Fey.

Nina Munteanu presents The Power of Myth in Storytelling posted at Amazing Stories.

Charlie Jane Anders presents 10 Can’t Miss, Surefire Secrets Of Torturing Fictional People posted at io9.

Raubi Perilli presents Are You Really a Writer … Or Just a Copyist? posted at CopyBlogger.

Steven Snell presents 9 Steps to Better Blog Post Ideas posted at Daily Blog Tips.

Brian DeLeonard presents Delivering the Story posted at Mythic Scribes.

Brian Hutchinson presents Beware: This Is Just About the Worst Advice You Can Give a Writer posted at Goins Writer.

Larry Brooks presents Is Your Story Worth Saving? posted at Story Fix.

Steven Long presents “Better” vs. Individual Truth posted at Steven M. Long.

Creativity Prompt

Hannah Frishberg and Eric Grundhauser presents Eilean Donan posted at Atlas Obscura.

Blogging

Joseph Stark presents 70 Characters or Less: Why Headlines Matter posted at Blogging Tips.

Podcasts

This week’s podcast at Writing Excuses is all about Sanderson’s 3rd Law.

Videos

Visual Arts

Christopher Jobson presents Gritty New Cityscapes by Jeremy Mann posted at This is Colossal.

Richard presents The Quality of Color | A Tonalist Approach posted at Artist Network.

Moira McLaughlin presents Dog Artist Mary Cassatt posted at Dog Art Today.

Journal Writing

Miriam Schulman presents An Art Journal…more or less posted at Schulman Art.

The Business of Creativity

Kimberly Kelly Santini presents Flushing Copyright Thieves posted at Paintings with Soul.

Gretchen Miller presents Career Spotlight on Art Therapy posted at Creativity in Motion.

Barbara Muir presents 11 Ways to Work Through Your Grief and Return to the Studio posted at Art Biz Blog.

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