your creativity

Development for Youth Writers

Youth athletes train their muscles.

Youth musicians train their ears.

Youth writers train their creativity.


unleash your creativity through …


Join Society of Young Inklings for FREE! We’ll give you personalized strategies and ideas as well as exclusive members-only goodies each month.


Mentor with a pro. We offer video mentorships, so no matter where you live, we’re in your neighborhood.

Online Courses

Develop your writerly skills at your own pace, learning strategies, tools and stories from pros who’ve been right where you are.

Whether you’re a parent, a youth writer, an educator, or a professional author, we’ve got you covered. Click through to get a shortcut to your just-right spot in Society of Young Inklings.

SYI is a registered non-profit dedicated to providing programs to support a diversity of youth voices nationwide, particularly in high-need and underserved communities. We offer need-based scholarships, low-cost, and free programming.

Donate Now


Join us for a live, online workshop on October 23:

Stages of Growth for a Strong Writer

Parents will come away with a roadmap for the possible path ahead and practical strategies for supporting their creative kids now, through next steps, and as they move toward college and careers of their own.