Inklings Book Finalist: Asmitha Pallath

Inklings Book Finalist: Asmitha Pallath

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2020 finalist, Asmitha Pallath! Asmitha finished 6th grade this past school year. The poem she submitted is called “Speechless.”  Asmitha told us that her favorite parts of her poem are the metaphors she used....
Inklings Book Finalist: Daniel Zhu

Inklings Book Finalist: Daniel Zhu

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2020 finalist, Daniel Zhu! Daniel finished 5th grade this past school year. The story he submitted is called “The Earthquake: A Tale of Loss, Love, and Life.”  Daniel told us that his favorite thing about the piece is the...
Inklings Book Finalist: Sriaditi Yellamraju

Inklings Book Finalist: Sriaditi Yellamraju

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2020 finalist, Sriaditi Yellamraju! Sriaditi finished 6th grade this past school year. The poem she submitted is called “Months of the Year.”  Enjoy!   January we are back from breakEveryone’s mind is sort of awake...
June 2020 Ink Splat with Alicia D. Williams

June 2020 Ink Splat with Alicia D. Williams

As our nation grapples with the issues of racism and inequity, we wanted to use the Ink Splat this month to give our Inklings a resource for listening and learning as they engage with all that is happening. As writers and storytellers, we know the power fiction has to...
Avery’s Passion Project

Avery’s Passion Project

Some of you are off and running with your passion projects. To you, we say, onward! We’re so excited for you and we’re cheering you on. Others are just now finishing school and are still making final decisions about what to work on and how to approach...
Victoria’s Passion Project

Victoria’s Passion Project

Victoria is one of our long-time Drafting Workshop members. Last week, she and I sat down to chat about her summer plans, and we wanted to share our conversation with you. Victoria is full of creative ideas and passionate about growing as a writer. One of my favorite...
Kelsey’s Passion Project

Kelsey’s Passion Project

Kelsey was a big part of our inspiration to invite all of our Inklings to take on a passion project this summer. Kelsey has been working on her passion project, a picture book titled Natalie the Narwhal, for quite some time. Recently, she signed up for an Inklings...
May Ink Splat – Sonja K. Solter

May Ink Splat – Sonja K. Solter

This month, we talk to author Sonja K. Solter about her new Middle-Grade novel, When You Know What I Know.  In this interview, we learn about writing about heavy topics, and her favorite things to do when she gets stuck writing. Writing Challenge This month, Sonja has...

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