July Ink Splat: Kristin Mahoney

July Ink Splat: Kristin Mahoney

This month, we talk to author Kristin Mahoney about her debut novel, Annie’s Life in Lists. She shares with us some of the unexpected things about becoming a professional author and sent us a list-inspired writing challenge. Want to catch up? Check out last...
June Ink Splat: Angela Johnson

June Ink Splat: Angela Johnson

This month, we talk to award-winning author Angela Johnson. She shares with us her journey through writing different genres and the importance of reading. As always, we’ve got a writing challenge for you, a fantastic interview, and some updates about Society of...
May Ink Splat: Erin Entrada Kelly

May Ink Splat: Erin Entrada Kelly

This month, we talk to award-winning author Erin Entrada Kelly. She talks to us about the value of characters, her preferred method for writing first drafts, and what she hopes you’ll take away from Hello, Universe.  Keep reading! As always, we’ve got a...

April Ink Splat: National Poetry Month

It’s National Poetry Month! This month, we’re interviewing Society of Young Inklings’ resident poet, Sarah Lyn Rogers. Sarah is our Editorial Director and also on our mentor team. Among other things, she is responsible for all the magic behind...
March 2018 Ink Splat: Alan Gratz

March 2018 Ink Splat: Alan Gratz

This month, we’re interviewing Alan Gratz about his book, Refugee. Alan talks to us about his writing process, his inspiration for the book, and how he hopes to be a part of our cultural conversation about refugees. Keep reading! As always, we’ve got a...

Imagine a Setting

  In January, we interviewed Lauren Wolk for our monthly Ink Splat and issued a writing challenge all about setting. Pranav Butney, age 12, took us up on the challenge!  Here’s the prompt and Pranav’s response:   Imagine a setting where you’d like to spend...