Green Eyes by Sophia Bertoldo

Green Eyes by Sophia Bertoldo

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2018 finalist, Sophia Bertoldo! Sophia finished 9th grade this past school year. The story she submitted is called “Green Eyes.”  One of our judges said, “I loved how Sophia used description to slow down the pacing...
I Will Wait by Ava Hendrix

I Will Wait by Ava Hendrix

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2018 finalist, Ava Hendrix! Ava finished 6th grade this past school year. The poem she submitted is called “I Will Wait.”  Ava said, “I like the imagery I used in my poem to show the dark times life can bring, but...
August Ink Splat with Anne Nesbet

August Ink Splat with Anne Nesbet

This month, we talk to author Anne Nesbet about her new novel, The Orphan Band of Springdale. Want to catch up? Check out last month’s Ink Splat here. Writing Challenge Anne drew inspiration for her newest novel from stories in her family’s history. For this...
Our Beginning by Jacquelyn E. Lo Bianco

Our Beginning by Jacquelyn E. Lo Bianco

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2018 finalist, Jacquelyn E. Lo Bianco! Jacquelyn finished 8th grade this past school year. The story she submitted is called “Our Beginning.”  One of our judges said, “I enjoyed the development of unusual characters,...
Bittersweet by Katherine Yang

Bittersweet by Katherine Yang

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2018 finalist, Katherine Yang! Katherine finished 5th grade this past school year. The story she submitted is called “Bittersweet.”  Katherine said, “Life is full of happiness, sadness, and unexpected things. What I...
The New World by Rachel George

The New World by Rachel George

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2018 finalist, Rachel George! Rachel finished 6th grade this past school year. The story she submitted is called “The New World.”  Rachel told us her favorite part of the story is the way that Kiana doesn’t lose her...
The Sound of Peace by Inés García

The Sound of Peace by Inés García

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2018 finalist, Inés García! Inés finished 8th grade this past school year. The story she submitted is called “The Sound of Peace.”  In her description, Inés said, “My story demonstrates that even in the darkest of...