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Creative Carnival: July 2009

July 11, 2009

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Welcome to the July 2009 Creative Carnival edition!

What is this? It’s a chance to compile some great articles around the blog-o-sphere showcasing all sorts of writing. If you need to know more, or would like to submit an article for the next Creative Carnival, read this.

So, without further ado, grab a cup o’ joe, kick off your shoes and sit a spell, there’s lots of interesting reading just a click away.

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Poetry

Junius presents I Am posted at Her Name Is Omega.

CBCreations presents A Birthday Invite posted at Measure of All Things, saying, “My attempt at emulating Dr Seuss”

Richard Shelmerdine presents Some Random Haiku Poems posted at Richard Shelmerdine.

Linda Ann Nickerson presents Fireworks and Acrostics posted at Nickers and Ink, saying, “A collection of acrostic poems – from Nickers and Ink.”


Essays

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Tubing Blues posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

Elisha Webster Emerson presents L’art’ Pour L’art’ It’s Child’s Play posted at My Inconvenient Body, saying, “A realistic discussion about dreams (life goals, the like)”

Tessa presents living in the past? posted at kajoemanis, saying, “It is about appreciating one’s past by forgiving it in order to embrace his/her future.”

Kaz Jordyn presents Ralph’s Birthday posted at Kaz Jordyn, saying, “The death of our local Big Issue vendor, Ralph Millward, prompted me to start writing this blog – something I promised myself I’d do several years back.”

Benjamin Solah presents Thoughts On Publishing: Emerging Writers v Emerging Bands posted at Benjamin Solah: Writer and Revolutionary.

Tiffany presents Paris Vignettes posted at tragedienne, saying, “In the summer of 1999 when I was 20 years old, I went on a study abroad trip to Paris with my cousin Danielle, sponsored by her school, Tulane University. During the month I spent there I learned a lot about Paris, and a lot about myself as well. Here are some excerpts from the journal that I kept.”


Fiction

Ram Raghavan presents Naxal shadow in forest India posted at ramraghav.com, saying, “A fictional account of life in an Indian village under the sway of Marxist insurgents.”

Andrew Amelinckx presents The True Sentence posted at The True Sentence, saying, “This is an ongoing project in which I write a new sentence everyday. It’s dedicated to Ernest Hemingway’s quest for the perfect sentence.”

Annie presents When the ship has sailed posted at Annies Musings, saying, “A woman, beyond normal measures of exhaustion, wonders if she has undertaken the right life decision.”

Adam presents An Allegory of Economics posted at Sophistpundit, saying, “didactic fiction”

Ilavaluthy presents Madness, just needs a small push ! posted at Ila, trying to find a place in the world.

Chris presents New War of the Worlds: Science and Religion posted at Martial Development, saying, “Alien Commander Kang delivers a speech on foolish humans, and their foolish war between science and religion.”

Karen presents Fantasy Leap posted at Fiction Fix, saying, “If only we could jump into our stories … and then stay there.”


Nonfiction

Relax presents How to improve your writing posted at The Wise Curve, saying, “the ultimate way to keep the pen mightier than the sword.”

Amy Dyslex presents Creative Writing Ideas posted at Write a Writing.

Joshua Dodson presents When does inspiration hit? posted at Writers Community, saying, “When does inspiration hit?”

Shaun Duke presents Reality Check: The Average Consumer and Books posted at The World in the Satin Bag.

Joshua Dodson presents Five Ways to Jump Start Your Next Poem posted at Writers Community, saying, “Five Ways to Jump Start Your Next Poem”

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This concludes the July 2009 edition of the Creative Carnival. THANK YOU for submitting your links! If you would like to see your work showcased in the August 2009 edition, please submit your links here. (Please, one link per blog. If you submit more than one link per blog, I will only use the first link submitted.)

If you submitted your link and don’t see it here, that probably means I received it after the deadline.

Thanks for visiting the carnival participants and don’t forget to check back August 8th for the next Creative Carnival.

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3 Comments
  1. July 11, 2009 10:35 am

    Hey, thanks a lot for the link, appreciate it. Love the design on the site.

  2. kajoemanis permalink
    July 20, 2009 8:04 am

    Thanks for adding me in!

  3. July 20, 2009 7:35 pm

    Thanks for accepting my submission :)

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