Author: Phyllis Root

Happy Trails to Us All

When I started blogging on The Storyteller’s Inkpot last February I felt as though I were entering a brave new world. I can do this, I assured myself, even though I’ve never blogged before. Blog posts are spare, just like...

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Sound and Silence

A week ago Sunday another great class of graduates launched themselves out from the Hamline Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults program, marking the conclusion of eleven days jammed with lectures,...

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Spidery Hauntings

ANSWERS, INK Dear readers in search of answers in search of questions, Given all the talk lately concerning whether writing about a behavior encourages young adults to engage in that behavior (although I have yet to see anyone...

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This past Monday I was surrounded by books, books, books at theBemidji Library Book Festival, reading stories and talking aboutwriting. More important, I was in the midst of people who love books,who read books, who want to hear...

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