Creative Carnival: August 2009
Welcome to the August 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.
Eldon Sarte presents This is My Night Job posted at Wordpreneur.com, saying, “Writing is everything. Or is it? Sometimes, even with the best laid plans, it needs to take second place. Temporarily at least.”
Fiona Leonard presents Dancing With Zebras (A short story) posted at Year In America, saying, “This short story, drawn from my recently published novel, provided an opportunity to gain insight into the characters at a turning point in the story.”
Laura Cococcia presents 3 Things I’ve Learned From Encyclopedia Brown posted at Laura Reviews, saying, “Our childhood books can often provide us with creative writing material that applies to our writing today.”
Matthew Overstreet presents Plot Driven Stories Vs. Character Driven Stories In Film posted at Matthew Overstreet’s Film Thoughts.
Rod presents How to write a Short Story posted at Creative Writing Course, saying, “A discussion of some of the technical aspects of writing short stories, and the main differences in approach from writing longer fiction.”
Jeannie Anderson presents How to Create Successful Blogposts: Part 1, Planning posted at The Writer in Me – Teaching, Writing, Living, saying, “This is Part 1 of a three-part series. Part 2, drafting, goes live Thursday, and Part 3, revision, Friday.”
Anne Whitaker presents Writers! Are you now or have you ever been distracted? posted at Writing from the twelfth house, saying, “Managing distraction creatively, without letting it get out of hand, is an indispensable skill for all successful writers….here follows an encouraging example !”
John Anyasor presents How to Get Yourself Laughing Without Being Tickled posted at Living the HiLife2B (in college), saying, “In order to bring laughter to your day, I’ve complied a short list of sure-fire ways to get yourself rofling (rolling on the floor laughing for those less informed).”
Ralph Jean-Paul presents 30 Day Writers Challenge posted at ralphs words, saying, “Have you ever gotten a bad case of writers block, unsatisfied works, and lack of creativity? They say the best way to handle these circumstances and many more is to write every day. That is why I am taking on this challenge in hopes to produce more valuable content. Learn the steps it will take to make this challenge a success.”
Monica O’Brien presents The right and wrong book launch strategies – and 4 ways authors can get blog publicity for their book posted at Twenty Set.
July [Fiction] Friday Participants
Want to read some excellent work by our [Fiction] Friday writers? Well, now you can. 😀
This concludes the August 2009 edition of the Creative Carnival. THANK YOU for submitting your links! If you would like to see your work showcased in the September 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 September 12th for the next Creative Carnival.