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Creative Carnival: October 2009

October 10, 2009


Welcome to the October 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’ cider, stuff your feet into a pair of slippers and sit a spell, there’s lots of interesting reading just a click away.



Eric Gargiulo presents Trick-Or-Treat – Picking Your Halloween Costume posted at, saying, “keep reminiscing about my trick-or-treating days and the most popular costumes then. Superman, Batman, Spiderman, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, C-3PO, R2-D2 and the rest were the boys’ heroes then. Wonder Woman and Princess Leia pretty much summed up the girls choices.”

Jeremy Zongker presents 73 Resources for Writers posted at Reliable Writers.

Susan White presents 50 Awesome Open Courses for Web Writers (http:/ / posted at

Kiko Erel presents The Separating Mind – Contrast Relativity and Yin Yang posted at Selfish Help.

Prior Adams presents Major Cause of the Economic Crisis: Commemorative Coins posted at Prior Adams, saying, “Commemorative coins contribute to the current economic crisis, because people are collecting the coins instead of spending them. Thus, the U.S. Mint should cease production of all commemorative coins.”

Melissa Hedding presents The First 5 Minutes posted at Finds For Families, saying, “Immense power is available at the onset of a new interaction. Harness those important first minutes to improve your relationships and your life.”

Rod presents Writing from a Point of View (POV) posted at Creative Writing Course, saying, “Choosing an appropriate point of view will affect the way your reader relates to your story and the characters in it. Whether you’re trying to create tension, intimacy, distance, or any other mood, your choice of POV is a vital ingredient in writing a gripping story.”

Susan White presents 100 Great Web Sites for Poetry Lovers posted at Online


Larry Moon presents Old Time Cartoons posted at This Blog Of Mine.

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Happy Birthday To Me posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

jeanroy presents My Life In Transition: You Are My Reason posted at Cherry·Vomit | My Life Outloud & In Transition.

Dark Angel presents When Will You Learn? posted at A Place Among the Stones.


Deanna Mavis presents A Shakespearian Slip posted at Gathering Orange, saying, “I’m a college freshman attending the University of Miami, blogging about all of my experiences for peer readers. This post kind of happened on accident. Enjoy!”

gigi wolf presents High School: What a trip! posted at PurelyOurs.

Anne Whitaker presents Holy Dharma with Heron posted at Writing from the twelfth house, saying, “”I love herons. Their elegance: long, lean, streamlined curves over water, poised, waiting. Their focus: totally in the moment, poised, waiting….to strike sharp and swift. I love their languid flight: long wings lazily beating, slow concentrated strength and grace….””

Elisha Webster Emerson presents Healthcare: My Private Politic posted at My Inconvenient Body, saying, “A personal take on our current health care situation…”

Dave Roller presents Happy 10th birthday to our Bunny Girl posted at Home School Dad, saying, “My oldest daughter turned 10 this month. She has loved bunnies most of that time. For a birthday gift I gave her a real live bunny and a copy of this story I wrote for her when she was three.”

Justin D presents Me vs. The Rear View Mirror posted at The Dark Grin, saying, “Funny personal story, check it out, you won’t be disappointed!”

Benjamin Solah presents Is the Short Fiction Collection Underrated? posted at Benjamin Solah: Writer and Revolutionary.

Tessa presents September 22, 2009 posted at kajoemanis, saying, “would you feel the same way as I do when you receive a death news of someone you personally knew?”


Lisa Illichmann presents Purple Coveralls posted at Lisa Illichmann, saying, “A motivational short story.”

Greg Laden presents The Mystery of The Returned Outboard Motor posted at Greg Laden’s Blog.

Zoraida Cabrera presents Unspoken Words posted at Random Journal, saying, “”…because I still I haven’t given up, because I love you.” He said. She laughed quietly. “I’ve never before been in love, you know.””

Chris Chartrand presents The Carver’s Daughter posted at, saying, “A daughter reflects on her relationship with her father.”

AngelJane01 presents I spoke with God last night…… posted at AngelJanes World :).

Lucynda Riley presents He rescued me! I wish he would do it again! posted at The Alien Princess.


This concludes the October 2009 edition of the Creative Carnival. THANK YOU for submitting your links! If you would like to see your work showcased in the November 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 November 14th for the next Creative Carnival.


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