In this FREE course from Society of Young Inklings, our founder, Naomi Kinsman, walks educators and their students through everything they need to know to prepare a short story or poem to submit to the Inklings Book Contest. We walk through everything from choosing the right idea, developing characters, building a story-world, and revising for submission. NEED TO KNOW DATES: ⇢ Early January: The contest opens for submissions! 🎉 ⇢ March 15: Last day to submit to the Inklings Book Contest.
C O U R S E O V E R V I E W
TO BEGIN: CHOOSE YOUR IDEA ⇛ How to Choose an Idea
DRAFT YOUR POEM ⇛ How to Start a Poem
REVISE YOUR STORY ⇛ Show, Don't Tell ⇛ How to Revise a Story
REVISE YOUR POEM ⇛ Show, Don't Tell ⇛ How to Revise a Poem
FINALIZE YOUR SUBMISSION ⇛ How to Finish a Story or Poem
I N K L I N GS B O O K C O N T E S T ⇢ For writers in grades 3 - 9 ⇢ Winners are published in the Inklings Book ⇢ Finalists are published on the Young Inklings website ⇢ Every applicant receives personalized feedback
F A Q
When does the course start and end?
It starts now, and is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
For two years, or as long as the course is available on our site, whichever is longer. After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course - across any and all devices you own.
H E A R F R O M L A S T Y E A R ' S W I N N E R S