Nerds by Linda Chang

Nerds by Linda Chang

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Linda Chang! Linda finished 6th grade this past school year. The story she submitted is called “Nerds”  Prologue: Dear Carol: Hey, kiddo! Sorry that I didn’t get a chance to mention this, but I’m having...
Our First Inklings Annual Gathering!

Our First Inklings Annual Gathering!

This Sunday, we hosted our first ever Inklings Annual Gathering to celebrate the launch of the Inklings Book 2019. We had a blast! In the kickoff keynote, Naomi talked with the attendees about finding the stories (and poems!) that only you can write. We did a few...
Ink Splat August 2019 with Rajani LaRocca

Ink Splat August 2019 with Rajani LaRocca

This month, we talk to author Rajani LaRocca about her novel, Midsummer’s Mayhem. She encourages us that it’s never too early or too late to start writing.   Writing Challenge This month, Rajani LaRocca has challenged us with a Midsummer’s...
Reality by Audrey Shotland

Reality by Audrey Shotland

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Audrey Shotland! Audrey finished 6th grade this past school year. The poem she submitted is called “Reality.” We asked Audrey what she likes best about her poem and she said, “How relatable it is to a...
Sunny by Natalie Sharp

Sunny by Natalie Sharp

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Natalie Sharp! Natalie finished 7th grade this past school year. The story she submitted is called “Sunny”. We asked Natalie what she likes best about her story and she said, “I think writing in an...
Journey for the Lost Brothers by Troy Koh

Journey for the Lost Brothers by Troy Koh

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Troy Koh! Troy finished 4th grade this past school year. The story he submitted is called “Journey for the Lost Brothers”  Journey for the Lost Brothers By Troy Koh PROLOGUE “We have to get them though!” said...
The Baby by Mohammad Ali Kazmi

The Baby by Mohammad Ali Kazmi

Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Mohammad Ali Kazmi! Mohammad finished 4th grade this past school year. The story he submitted is called “The Baby”  The Baby by Mohammad Ali Kazmi Chapter 1 Attack of the mutant baby alien from Mars! Just...
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...

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