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An Inspiring Young Author – Podcast with Mason Lawler

An Inspiring Young Author- Podcast with Mason Lawler

While you wait for Season Three of the Brave Writer Podcast, enjoy our interview with a special guest. Brave Writer student Mason Lawler recently self-published his first book and we’re happy to have him on the podcast.

2016 was a rough year – Mason went through surgeries and long recoveries – so his mother focused on a big project that would lead to a satisfying outcome. They decided to write a book, and here it is: How the Chameleon Got Its Colors!

How the Chameleon Got Its Colors

Mason took Brave Writer’s Just So Stories online class, which exposes students to the classic animal tales of Rudyard Kipling and tasks them with creating their own. Mason’s class was taught by April Hensley, and she was the first person to suggest collecting Mason’s stories into a book.

In the podcast we talk about:

  • self-teaching
  • the self-publishing process
  • commissioning illustrations
  • and why there is a grain of truth behind all good fiction.

Mason is an inspiration to to anyone writing stories in this modern day and age, young or old. There’s no excuse not to pursue publishing that book!

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Brave Writer Lifestyle Podcast Series

Brave Writer Lifestyle Podcasts

Season 2 of the Brave Writer podcast has blown us away! Over 75,000 people have downloaded this season already. We’ve hit #1 in the K-12 Education category on iTunes multiple times.

If you are looking for practical encouragement for your homeschool project, this season’s podcast is for you! I interview parents, just like you, in the trenches who are sharing their hope, optimism, and creativity with you in addressing the most vexing problems. You’ll get to hear how each family implements the Brave Writer Lifestyle in their own unique ways, offering you inspiration for applying the principles in your own way too.

Season 3 is in the works, but until then, enjoy Season 2!

Tune in to the Brave Writer podcast on iTunes, Stitcher (or your app of choice), and here on the Brave Writer blog.

S2E1: A Brave, Hip Homeschooler – with Rebecca Spooner
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S2E2: Unexpected Homeschoolers – with The Homeschool Sisters
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S2E3: Homeschooling Diverse Children  – with Julie Kirkwood
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S2E4: What is Learning Well? – with Alicia Hutchinson
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S2E5: Overcoming Challenges & Charlotte Mason – with Nadine Dyer
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S2E6: Partnership & Adventure in Home Education – with Mary Wilson
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S2E7: Remember Self-Care – with Amy Milcic
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S2E8: #BraveSchoolers are the Best Schoolers – with Chantelle Grubbs
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S2E9: An Inspired Homeschool Mosaic – with Angela Awald
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S2E10: Tidal Homeschooling – with Melissa Wiley
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Tidal Homeschooling: The Ebb & Flow of Home Education -Melissa Wiley

Brave Writer Podcast: Melissa Wiley

Today, I’m tickled purple to announce our Season 2, Episode 10 Finale. I have invited the incomparable Melissa Wiley (children’s novelist and homeschool veteran of six!) to join me for a rip-roaring big juicy conversation about home education, special needs kids, her theory of homeschooling (she calls it “tidal homeschooling”) and more.


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Melissa is mom to “a small army of children” and she has been writing children’s books since 1995, including her Brave Writer featured book The Prairie Thief. In 2005, Melissa started her blog Here in the Bonny Glen to document her family adventures – it’s a favorite homeschooling blog and it’s hilarious, so make sure you head over there and read it.

She’s delightful, funny, smart, and we’ve been friends for 20 years. Enjoy!

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An Inspired Homeschool Mosaic – with Angela Awald

Brave Writer Podcast: Angela Awald

Angela Awald wears a lot of hats. She is a mother of six kids, a certified teacher, a writer, and a doula. She also runs the blog NurturedRoots.net. She’s a classroom teacher turned homeschooler, and transitioning to homeschooling was more difficult than she expected.

Learn more about her homeschooling journey on episode 9 of today’s Brave Writer podcast!

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#Braveschoolers are the Best Schoolers -with Chantelle Grubbs

Brave Writer Podcast: Chantelle Grubbs

We’re nearing the end of season 2 of the podcast. Hasn’t it been great? Only a couple more weeks! (Shhh: We’re prepping Season 3.)

Today I offer you Episode 8 which is with the lovely Chantelle Grubbs of of Play 4 Life Moms! She’s a mom who’s truly incorporated the Brave Writer Lifestyle into her large family—and she tells it like it is: the real, the wonderful, and the challenging! We had a great conversation (and she’s got an adorable southern accent).

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