November Ink Splat with Beth McMullen

November Ink Splat with Beth McMullen

This month, we talk to author Beth McMullen about her series, Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls. Beth shares with us one of her favorite writing exercises, the first time she heard her writing read out loud, and how her own boarding school experience inspired...
October Ink Splat with Ellen Klages

October Ink Splat with Ellen Klages

This month, we talk to author Ellen Klages about her book, Out of Left Field. Ellen shares with us a super fun FULL STORY writing prompt, her tips for research, and how she became an author after many years of dreaming about it. Want to catch up? Check out last...
Creating a Meaningful Character

Creating a Meaningful Character

Our most recent Inklings novelist, Sophia Nesamoney, tapped into her life experience and created characters who were extremely meaningful to her personally. Stories are always more engaging when writers care deeply about their characters and the situations they face....
September Ink Splat with Darcey Rosenblatt

September Ink Splat with Darcey Rosenblatt

This month, we talk to author Darcey Rosenblatt about her debut novel, Lost Boys. Darcey tells us about why she loves post-its, what it was like writing historical fiction, and how she balances her “traditional” job with her writing job. Want to catch up?...
43.5 by Collin Goel

43.5 by Collin Goel

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2018 finalist, Collin Goel! Collin finished 6th grade this past school year. The story he submitted is called “43.5.”  Collin told us that his favorite part of his story is that “[e]verybody in my story has a special...
Purple Rain by Claire Wong

Purple Rain by Claire Wong

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2018 finalist, Claire Wong! Claire finished 6th grade this past school year. The poem she submitted is called “Purple Rain.”  Our judges enjoyed the strong visual elements Claire used in her poem. Enjoy! In a plain gray...

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