How Do Your Scenes Look Sound and Feel?

How Do Your Scenes Look Sound and Feel?

We are partnering this fall with Stone Soup for their Personal Narrative Contest! For the contest, Stone Soup is looking for excellent, innovative, moving, playful personal narratives or mini-memoirs. The deadline is December 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) and...
What’s the Heart of Your Story?

What’s the Heart of Your Story?

We’re so excited to partner with Stone Soup for their Personal Narrative Contest! For the contest, Stone Soup is looking for excellent, innovative, moving, playful personal narratives or mini-memoirs. The deadline is December 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific...
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...
Astronaut Friends by Gabbie Long

Astronaut Friends by Gabbie Long

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Gabbie Long! Gabby finished 5th grade this past school year. The story she submitted is called “Astronaut Friends”  In a galaxy far from Earth, there is a family that lives on an alien planet. The girl’s name...

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