I Am Going to Make This Work by Anna Birman

I Am Going to Make This Work by Anna Birman

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Anna Birman! Anna finished 8th grade this past school year. The poem she submitted is called “I Am Going to Make This Work” We asked Anna what she likes best about her poem and she said “I like the...
July Ink Splat with Scott Bly

July Ink Splat with Scott Bly

This month, we talk to author Scott Bly about his novel, Smasher. He talks to us about using writing as a tool to help children become interested in computers and technology.   Writing Challenge This month, Scott Bly has challenged us to use the element of surprise. I...
Musical Mirth by Ksenia Baatz

Musical Mirth by Ksenia Baatz

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Ksenia Baatz! Ksenia finished 7th grade this past school year. The story she submitted is called “Musical Mirth”  Musical Mirth By Ksenia Baatz The girl slouched away from the undulating divas that...
Shoes by Claire Wong

Shoes by Claire Wong

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Claire Wong! Claire finished 7th grade this past school year. We asked which element of her poem was her favorite. She said, “The hidden easter eggs in both the wording and the format.” The poem...
The Hero by Zar Rezwan Pavri

The Hero by Zar Rezwan Pavri

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Zar Rezwan Pavri! Zar finished 3rd grade this past school year. We asked what he likes best about his story and he said, “I like the self-conflict that my main character goes in through in this...
Sieve of Memories by Lauren Lin

Sieve of Memories by Lauren Lin

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Lauren Lin! Lauren finished 7th grade this past school year. The story she submitted is called “Sieve of Memories”  Sieve of Memories by Lauren Lin Standing alone on the desolate hillside with one palm...
Runaway by Maggie Liu

Runaway by Maggie Liu

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Maggie Liu! Maggie finished 5th grade this past school year. We asked which character from her story was her favorite and she said “Ava. She was based on my best friend, so duh.” The story she...
The Princess Rose by Anna Linney

The Princess Rose by Anna Linney

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Anna Linney! Anna finished 4th grade this past school year. The poem she submitted is called “The Princess Rose”  The Princess Rose As sun shines, my soft petals waltz and multiply, The cold, frigid winter...

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