Praise for Spilling Ink 

"The best of recent volumes on the subject." - KIRKUS 

"...writing can actually be fun!" - BOOKLIST

"...cogent and invaluable." - Publishers Weekly

"...one of the best young writer's handbooks...that I've ever seen."  Betsy Bird, FuseEight Blog, SLJ

"...this book will be terrific for both libraries and classrooms." - Mary Ann Darby, VOYA

"...a perfect gift book ...a delightful book I wish I had read as a child." Sacramento Book Review

"What an absolute treasure!" Teri Lesesne, The Goddess of YA Literature

“Read this!” - Bruce Coville

"An outstanding book." - Nancy Springer 

"Room 210 Stamp of Approval." - Paul W. Hankins

"...formidable guides on (a) writing journey." - Two Writing Teachers

"...practical and playful.. accessible and informative..." Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast

"If telling stories is your thing, this is definitely your book." Discovery Girls magazine August 2010

"Every middle and high school teacher should go out and buy Spilling Ink RIGHT  NOW." - The Reading Zone

"...exactly what a great book for children should be." - Tasha Saecker

“...Spilling Ink is a great book because it talks directly to you.” – Rene, age 11

 “My students are beginning to see that they are writers...” - Debbie, 6th grade teacher

"Spilling Ink is a teacher's best friend!"- Tess Alfonsin 

"Convivial, engaging, and energizing..." - Wordswimmer

"Funny, specific, fascinating, and useful." - Book Aunt

"Helpful... Memorable...Relatable... Inspiring!"   Imagination Soup

"The best guide I've seen for...kids who want to write fiction." Kathleen Odean

"This book is a must read for writers of any age group." KidLit

"With humor and succinct direction, the writers have created a delightful and readable text." Lenore Sandel

"By far, the best, most easy to read, helpful... handbook for young (and not-so-young) writers." -Book Moot

"...help(s) kids connect to and rediscover the kind of writing that gives them joy." Ghost Medicine

"Takes much of what you've already been taught... and hurls it out the window." Teen Books (And Beyond)

"I blazed through it, dog-earing pages... wishing I was a classroom teacher again." TLC Tech+Library+Classroom

"...a great gift for kids who want to work on their writing, teachers looking for fantastic tips..." Writing on the Sidewalk

"...a great book young writers will want to use over and over again." Hipwritermama

"I never thought that reading a manual would make me laugh, but this one did." Shermeree's Musings

"ANYONE, no matter how old, could use the advice found in this book." Kitten's Purring 

"...the perfect way to encourage your young writers to experiment." Pipedreaming

"There's nothing dull about learning to write here." YA Edge

"Fun, insightful, and filled with creative tips... laugh-out-loud humor and touching personal anecdotes." Wrapped In Foil