The 2020 Inklings Book Contest is open for submissions! Woohoo!

Between now and the deadline on 3/15/20, we’ll be posting a few mini-lessons to help you prepare for the contest. We’re kicking it off with an activity to help you choose an idea. Watch the video below and you can use the interactive activity below to capture your ideas and thoughts.

If you’d like to dive into ALL of our prep-lessons, sign up for our free Inklings Book Contest Prep Course. It will take from start to finish and even help you revise and format your work for submission.

All right… let’s get started… 🎉

How do you get the big ideas out of your head and onto the page? In this mini-lesson we’ll play a game to shake out the ideas in your head so you can put them on paper. One of the ways we choose a meaningful idea is to write about a problem that matters to us. We think this game will help you identify some of the ideas that really matter to you, which will help you write your next story or poem. You’ll come away from this lesson with fresh inspiration for your Inklings Book Contest submission or your creative writing in general. Watch the video below to get started.

Take Your Thinking Further …

Try this interactive writing activity!

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Fantastic, Inkling! Remember, you’ve got two paths to choose today… click below to either sign up for our FREE prep course or submit your finished work. We can’t wait to read what you’ve written.

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