I’ve been reading Writers On Writing, A collection of Essays by Writers. Two stand out for their contradiction.Carolyn Chute, author of four novels, (her first, The Beans of Egypt Maine was a critical, yet controversial success)...Read More
Author: Lisa Jahn-Clough
Cecilia B. DeMille says “I’ve had several friends with debut novels this year who have arranged for near-Hollywood-style book trailers. I have no idea how much this costs. I’ve seen others that were self-made...Read More
I have fifty-six undergraduate students this semester. We just finished the picture book section of Writing Children’s Stories 101. Following Ron’s post I can safely say that hardly any of these students decided to dress...Read More
I am gazing out my window trying to think a writerly thought. I see a squirrel run up the tree trunk. This reminds me of the chipmunk my cat brought in last week. They proceeded to play a wild game of chase and torture, though I...Read More
Welcome to The Inkpot
Join the discussion as faculty, students, and graduates of Hamline University’s MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program talk about the program, books, writing, the writing life, creative process, and a little bit of kid’s lit everything.