January 2020 Ink Splat – Susan Choi

This month, we talk to author Susan Choi about her book, Camp Tiger.  In this exclusive interview, we learn about what inspires Susan as a writer. Writing Challenge This month, Susan has challenged us to use our imagination: Use all five senses to describe a memory...
The Ink Splat with Colby Sharp

The Ink Splat with Colby Sharp

This month, we talk to author Colby Sharp about his book of ideas and stories, The Creativity Project. In this exclusive video interview, we learn about what inspires Colby as a teacher, writer, and reader, plus Colby’s favorite children’s books of 2019.  ...
The Ink Splat with Lindsay Lackey

The Ink Splat with Lindsay Lackey

This month, we talk to author Lindsay Lackey about her novel, All the Impossible Things. She talks to us about the connection to the main character Red, and how to follow your own path in writing. Writing Challenge This month, Lindsay has challenged us to use our...
October Ink Splat with Kalyn Josephson

October Ink Splat with Kalyn Josephson

This month, we talk to author Kalyn Josephson about her novel, The Storm Crow. She talks to us about the road to publishing her debut novel and the complexities of portraying a character struggling with depression in a fantasy novel. Writing Challenge Kalyn has...
Ink Splat Challenge: Surprise!

Ink Splat Challenge: Surprise!

Today’s writing challenge response comes from Sterling Davies.  Sterling took the challenge from our July 2019 Ink Splat with Scott Bly. The challenge said: I like to keep my readers, my characters, and even myself guessing and surprised by what happens in a story....

September Ink Splat with Alicia Williams

This month, we talk to author Alicia Williams about her novel, Genesis Begins Again. She talks to us about the issues of racism and colorism.   Writing Challenge This month, Alicia Williams has challenged us with a timed writing exercise. Take one full minute to...