Blog Roundup: October 2017

October 2017 Brave Writer Blog Roundup

Welcome to the latest blog roundup! See how other homeschooling families practice the Brave Writer Lifestyle!

Brave Writer and Children with Learning Differences by Shawna of Not the Former Things

“Brave Writer has been instrumental in helping my children become writers, and in helping their mom understand what it really takes to be a writer. (Note to self: commas and adverbs are not initially essential ingredients in the creation any great literary work.)

Although I have shared in the past why Brave Writer is such a big deal (and it is) today I want to share specifically why I think it is an excellent fit for children with learning differences…” Read more

Our Book Reveal Party: This Year’s Book Club Picks by Dachelle of Hide the Chocolate

“For the last few years, we have used the Brave Writer Arrow books to choose our book lists. Since the girls are moving into middle school, we decided to add a few Boomerang books to this year’s selections. I love the Golden Lines journal idea in the Boomerangs, so we decided to incorporate it into this year’s book club. The girls were each given a journal and told to copy their favorite quote from each book. They will be able to share these at each book club…” Read more

Charlotte’s Web Book Club ~ A Party School at the Fair by Dachelle of Hide the Chocolate

“As many of you know, we love to use the Brave Writer Arrows for our language arts. This is a great book to jump in and try the Brave Writer program because the Charlotte’s Web Arrow is free. The Arrows provide copywork, dictation, grammar notes, writing activities and a literary element.  Since the Arrows are broken down into four weeks, it works perfectly with our monthly book club…” Read more

Our Daily Routine with the Brave Writer Lifestyle by Dachelle of Hide the Chocolate

“The one question I get the most about our Brave Writer Lifestyle is “What does that look like on a normal day?” The short answer is “It changes all the time.” But, you don’t want the short answer. You want to know how we incorporate the Brave Writer Lifestyle into our daily lives. So, today we are going to walk through our Brave Writer Lifestyle daily routine…” Read more

More Than a Shelf of Books by Mary of Not Before 7

“I am not one of those moms who can’t get rid of books. I am a purger. And I have no problem purging books. The way I see it, that is what libraries are for. Libraries house my books. But even I have my soft spots and my memories, so I must admit that there is a section of our hallway bookcase that is more than just a shelf of books. It is a collection of memories that will always be exempt from purging…” Read more

We hope to share more roundups in the future! If you write about an aspect of the Brave Writer Lifestyle, let us know! Email your post’s url to Jeannette, our Social Media admin ( Thanks!

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