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Creative Carnival: May 2009

May 9, 2009

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Welcome to the May 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, pass the waffles, grab another slice of bacon, pour a fresh cup of coffee and sit a spell, there’s lots of interesting reading just a click away.

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Fiction

Shiv Dravid presents Unfaithful posted at The Viewspaper.

mahendra presents Mr. Nameless posted at Art Cart.

Karen S Murphy presents The story of the cat who did things differently posted at Polaris Rising, saying, “A story about how living freely and from the heart has a ripple effect on society.”

Myles O’Neill presents Void posted at Dreams In Vitro.


Nonfiction

Sarah Scrafford presents 50 Useful Twitter Tools for Writers and Researchers posted at Online College Degree.

Ralph Jean-Paul presents Perform Under Pressure posted at Potential 2 Success, saying, “Have you ever had writers block while you were trying to meet a deadline? Use these techniques used by writers, athletes, and business people to perform when the pressure is on.”

America001 presents Visiting the Kennedy Space Center | America 001 posted at Traveling In America, saying, “A trip to Orlando, Florida just wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Kennedy Space Center.”

One Language presents Grammatical Troublemakers posted at Learn English Articles, saying, “English is one of the most difficult languages in the world to learn because it has so many exceptions to its own rules.”

Len Penzo presents A Few Minutes With Personal Finance Genius Rich Livingston posted at Len Penzo . Com, saying, “I know. I never heard of him either.”

Mina Irfan presents Goodness of Situation is Overrated posted at The Universe Guru, saying, “The experience was much less satisfying than the anticipation. We talked about how this pattern is a general reality of life and decided to call it “The Coca-Cola phenomenon”.”

Hning presents Massage for Beginners posted at Hning, saying, “An easy-to-follow article on how to give massage, directed for the absolutely romantic and clueless.”


Poetry

Rani presents A poem in Honor of National Poetry Month and Easter posted at Rayray’s writing.

Byteful Travel presents See Failure Enough to Succeed poem posted at Byteful Blog, saying, “Over the last few years, something profound, usually relating to crossing a threshold, has “coincidentally” happened to me this date, so I’ve decided to celebrate today by writing this poem about the preciousness of life. Reading it reminds me that it’s harder to make excuses when you’re dead. ;)”

Ella Moss presents 2 MORE LIGHTS posted at Zodiac Times.

Riversider presents Experience posted at River’s Bend.

Gin Getz presents Above the Divide, a poem posted at High Mountain Musing, saying, “An intimate view of living in and being a part of the wilds…”

Dark Angel presents A Dire Warning posted at Inner Dreams.


Essays

Vanessa Wolf presents Confucius say: When glass eye fall in soup, remove with spoon posted at Wide Awake in Wonderland.

swapnil warang presents Book Review: “Comedy of Errors” posted at Book Reviews.

Jessica Nagel presents Spring is in the air! posted at Sustainable Halo, saying, “Jessica shares a story about her yard and how it has been a world of joy and sorrow.”

Mikkal Travvis presents American Christians Approve Of Torture? posted at The Last Days.

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Multi-Task Madness posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

Aetius Romulous presents The Dating Game posted at ScreamBucket.

Seth Manapio presents kind posted at Whiskey Before Breakfast… the Blog, saying, “More moments of angst and regret from a mispent youth.”

Ralph Sparkson presents Why I Love My Dog posted at Best Funny Dog Pictures, saying, “We got another dog about two years ago. It had been over ten years since our last dog, who died just before our daughter was born. With our new dog, we were lucky because our daughter has a small neighborhood business of caring for pets and that is how we found the dog we now love so much

Matt Willard presents And Now, A Message From The Power Rangers posted at Giant Robot Invasion!, saying, “A humorous article about the old public service announcements from the classic 90s television show, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.”

Benjamin Solah presents Confronting Imagery: Mouths Taped Over and Sewn Together posted at Benjamin Solah: Writer and Revolutionary.

Sean Reynolds presents European Motorcycle Trip posted at Creativity.

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This concludes the May 2009 edition of the Creative Carnival. THANK YOU for submitting your links! If you would like to see your work showcased in the June 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 June 13th for the next Creative Carnival.

One Comment
  1. May 9, 2009 11:32 am

    Thanks for including a poem from Byteful.com in your carnival! Great selection you’ve collected here.

    I hope people are in some way inspired by the See Failure Enough to Succeed poem. It kind of just happened.🙂

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