Carnival of Storytelling – August 11, 2011

Welcome to the August 11, 2011 edition of Carnival of Storytelling.

Thanks to everyone who submitted a link at And thanks to all the bloggers who posted wonderful articles, which I have hand-picked for the following list. Please browse their blog posts, and share your own favorite posts from across the Internet for the next edition.



JMcManus presents Inside The Book of The Septavalent Stone w/ J.O. Jones by JMcManus posted at Inside The Books.

JMcManus presents MyMcBook interview w/ Jacquitta A. McManus posted at Inside The Books.

Art and Craft

Joel Friedlander presents 7 Distraction-Free Writing Environments for Authors posted at The Book Designer.

Writing Life

Nicole Pyles presents Overcoming Fear (and some thoughts from the middle of the night) posted at The World of My Imagination.

Fiction and True Stories

Jen Knox (author of Musical Chairs) has published Types of Circus in fwriction : review – A short, literary, character story of a person who made an unexpected difference. Never underestimate the impact you have on others.

T.L. Mertens presents 1. A Bony Birth posted at Monsters & Mustaches, saying, “The first chapter in a series about a boy born with no skin who slowly discovers that his father was a superhero.”

Leif GS Notae presents Omega Recall posted at Leif G.S. Notae, saying, “Flash fiction piece finishing the Omega Series.”

Publishing and Marketing

RebeccaExpertmom presents How to get a Book Published posted at Book Nerd – High Quality Book Reviews, saying, “This is an article about how to get a book published.” (ed: a brief precis for the absolute beginner)

AND That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of the Carnival of Storytelling using our carnival submission form.

If you have trouble with the Carnival of Storytelling submission form, please contact me at, select the “Carnival of Storytelling” category, and include a message with the link to the post and any remarks you’d like to include with the submission.

Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.



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