Let’s complete our study of the Charlotte Mason method with today’s post on Write2Ignite, when we take a look at what other types of resources we can create as writers that will support families who are homeschooling using the Charlotte Mason Method. This will include science and nature studies, art and classical music, handicrafts, Bible, and more. Research, experiment, […]
I’m excited to share that I will be speaking at the 2017 Write2Ignite conference. Come read about the conference and read an article I wrote about the limitless creativity of God. Limitless Creativity
Let’s continue our study of the Charlotte Mason method with today’s post on Write2Ignite. In this post, I’m sharing with writers how copywork can be an important part of the Charlotte Mason method and ways to incorporate it into your work. Come take a look at this new installment on Charlotte Mason. The Charlotte Mason Method, Part 3
Let’s continue our study of the Charlotte Mason method with this new post on Write2Ignite. I’m sharing with writers today a look at her philosophy regarding art, handicrafts, living math, history, geography, and more. Come take a look. The Charlotte Mason Method, Part 2
The Charlotte Mason method is a popular method of teaching and learning that encompasses many areas of study. I’m sharing with writers today how to create materials that support the Charlotte Mason method. Come check it out. The Charlotte Mason Method, Part One
One great way to get started writing for the homeschool market is by creating notebooking pages. They are fun and provide countless options and opportunities for creativity—both on the part of the writer and the student. Notebooking is a tool many homeschoolers integrate with other homeschooling methods. Its variations and applications are limitless. Come join us […]
Check out my post on Write2Ignite about putting the pieces together to submit a query to SchoolhouseTeachers.com so that you can write a class for us. This post tells you what you need to know to get a class idea submitted for consideration. We love hearing from people who want to help our students grow and progress […]
If you’ve been working on the assignment I gave you last month, you’ve thought of one or more good ideas that you want to write about. Now let’s get into the meat of how to make this a course that kids can enjoy. Come join me on the Write2Ignite blog to learn more about how […]
Today, I’d like to start a series of posts related to the topic of how to query SchoolhouseTeachers.com, the curriculum site of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine. I’ll be representing SchoolhouseTeachers.com at the 2016 Write2Ignite conference, as well as presenting workshops on writing for the homeschool market and the art of storytelling. To date, I have […]
Who are you writing for? Who is your ideal reader, and how are you meeting his or her needs? These are important questions to consider when writing. Let’s talk more about what it means to write for the homeschool market, who homeschools, and what are the important things to keep in mind when serving these […]
It’s July 1st. I’m having trouble getting my head wrapped around that. It means half the year has passed. It means all those things I committed to doing in July (when it was still months away) are suddenly due now. And it means the Christmas holiday will be here before we blink. I know—you’re probably […]
I know the cliché well: “You only fail if you refuse to try.” While I don’t doubt the truth of those words, it’s of little comfort when I am staring at another submission I was sure I had “just right” only to see it returned—again. Red ink loudly announces, “You missed the mark—AGAIN!” I lift my […]
One of my favorite things to create is puzzles! If you enjoy creating history and language arts resources like I do, the types of puzzles you have at your disposal to make learning enjoyable are virtually endless. Here are just a few types I have enjoyed making over the years . . . Join us […]
What does herding cattle have to do with writing? Surprisingly, more than you might expect. Both jobs require skill, stamina, and a willingness to get dusty and weary pursuing your goal. It also shows the value of rounding related things up into one place. That’s the aspect we’re going to explore today on Write 2 […]
If you are looking for a way to reach the homeschool market with your book, Educents may be a method to consider. What is Educents and how can authors offer products on their site? That’s what we’re going to talk about today on Write2Ignite. How to Sell Your Book on Educents
For the last few months, we’ve been talking about how to create a homeschool printable. There are lots more printables to discuss, but today I want to look at what to do with the printbales you’ve created. Join me for a guest post on the Write2Ignite blog.
A unit study is a great way for kids to learn about a topic that sparks their interest. It is also a great way for writers to share their work and use all that “extra” information your research uncovered that just wouldn’t fit into your final piece. We’re talking about how to create unit studies […]
If you write for children, there is a growing market that you cannot afford to ignore—the homeschool market. The homeschool market is currently a billion-dollar industry with more than two million children homeschooled in the United States alone.1 But what does that have to do with writers? Join me today on Write2Ignite to find out! […]
Angry men bent on death. She broke the law, and she must die… Join me today on Write2Ignite to see how God can use the words you write to save a life.
Do you ever feel like you’re not sure where you fit or if you’re needed? I’ve wrestled with those feelings, and it struck me once that commas must feel much the same way. You’ll never believe what happened next. I’m sharing about it today on the Write2Ignite blog. Ever Feel Like a Comma?