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Creative Carnival: June 2009

June 13, 2009


Welcome to the June 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, pick up a sausage biscuit on the buffet table, and settle in, there’s lots of interesting reading just a click away.



Mike Haubrich, FCD presents Writing as a Release and as a Chore posted at Quiche Moraine, saying, “Aww, Editor, do I really have to write today?”

CBCreations presents Why ladies go to the bathroom in pairs posted at Measure of All Things, saying, “An attempt to delve into this age-old mystery.”

Aetius Romulous presents It Happened When I Was Eight posted at ScreamBucket.

Laura Cococcia presents An Ode to Airports posted at Laura Reviews….

Rafael Pinero presents My Cure for World Building Disease posted at Sturm und Drang, saying, “A short essay on how to deal with world building disease.”

Theresa Wiza presents My Prize and My Addiction posted at Writer of Blogs, saying, “Writer wins a creative writing contest, but becomes excited about something other than the prize.”

Tiffany presents I Would Prefer Not To posted at tragedienne, saying, “A memoir that chronicles just a few of the obstacles I’ve encountered in my search for meaningful work.”

Howling Duck Ranch presents Janeys got a gun posted at Howling Duck Ranch, saying, “I am writing a book (my first!) about my experience of learning to grow, raise, hunt, fish, and gather for all my own food for myself and husband. This is a true story that was part of the chapter on learning to hunt.”

Elisha Webster Emerson presents Immortalizing Retrospective posted at My Inconvenient Body, saying, “A memorial for my friend, Ben Fiori and his brave mother.”

Jim Murdoch presents Writers and rejection posted at The Truth About Lies, saying, “Every writer and poet hates getting rejection slips. Here is an exploration of the different kinds of rejection, the journey towards acceptance and why that matters so much.”


Tessa presents on being positive posted at kajoemanis, saying, “we all know how hard to be positive all the times. however, before we jump into it, don’t you think we should know where we’re standing first?”

Ann M. Pino presents Maelstrom Extra: Across a Crowded Room posted at Maelstrom, saying, “This is a flash fiction piece related to my novel (working title: Maelstrom), due out in early 2010.”

lena presents Wish You Were Here posted at The Colors Magazine.

Lovelyn presents The Rent–A Short Story posted at Nebulous Mooch.

Glowing Face Man presents Short Story: The Balancing Beetles posted at Glowing Face Man: Awaken the Badass Within, saying, “A short story which uses symbolism and metaphor to address topics such as growth, change, and fear of the unknown.”

softmelon presents Soulcrushing Fiction: MILK IN COFFEE pt 1. posted at The Den of Psychosis, saying, “Nobody is perfect”

Christina M. Rau presents How Did He Do That? posted at The Unromancing Of Roma, saying, “Here’s some chicklit on a blog.”

Dark Angel presents Someday posted at Inner Dreams.

Annie presents When the Ship Has Sailed posted at Annie’s Musings.

Karen presents Lost, But Found posted at Write From Karen, saying, “A memory of a love long gone.”


Hema presents Cultural heritage of India posted at India Culture Blog.

Mikkal Travvis presents How To Survive A Flu Pandemic posted at Bird Flu Pandemic.

old-wizard presents Top 10 Ways to Tell if a Game is Hardcore? posted at

Gary Saucedo presents Anita’s Gash posted at Fbird Rising.

One Language presents Literary Choices for Students of English as a Second Language posted at Learn English Articles, saying, “There is a world of great books for ESL students.”

The Edu-tainer presents Do you want to be an English teacher? posted at Edu-tainment Canada, saying, “Small no-nonsense write up about teaching english… might be useful to some here.”

Colin Timberlake presents My First Marathon: Remixes, iPods and Rookie Mistakes posted at, saying, “The true story of my impromptu first marathon…”


OmniSwami presents Evolution posted at Foes Of Prose, saying, “I hope you enjoy my poem. Thank you for your consideration… Anton”

Madeleine Begun Kane presents HuffPo’s Oddball Poetry Contest posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

This concludes the June 2009 edition of the Creative Carnival. THANK YOU for submitting your links! If you would like to see your work showcased in the July 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 July 11th for the next Creative Carnival.

One Comment
  1. June 16, 2009 11:34 am

    Thank you for listing my post. I’ve also enjoyed reading some of the other posts here.

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