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Unlocking the Secrets of Writing and Literature

Practical, easy-to-use writing and literature courses for homeschools, Christian schools, and co-ops by Sharon Watson

Save Big at our End-of-School Sale

Save Big at our End-of-School Sale

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Out with the old. In with the new!

Stock up and save big at our End-of-School Sale. Take 25% off any Writing with Sharon Watson eBooks that will make your teaching life easier this fall.

That means savings of almost $10 off our popular The Power in Your Hands: Writing Nonfiction in High School and over $5 off our “gateway to literature” course for junior high: Their Blood Tingled.

Save today. Offer expires July 3, 2017.

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Photo-Inspired Prompts

Photo-Inspired Prompts

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“A writer is simply a photographer of thoughts.” -Brandon A. Trean

Oftentimes our writing spills forth from an experience we’ve had or memory we’ve made. We keep a picture or image in our mind’s eye about that event, and it becomes the inspiration that prompts our writing. Have you experienced that?

Using someone else’s image or photo as a writing prompt can develop empathy and enable you to imagine the world from their perspective. That’s a valuable skill for a writer.

Grab these five fun photos here!

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Go to the Ant—A Picnic Prompt

Go to the Ant—A Picnic Prompt

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Summer is almost here, and that means picnics! When you think of picnics, what comes to mind? It might be fried chicken, sweet tea, or potato salad. You might think of your mom, siblings, or other family members at a park. Maybe you think of Frisbees, Nerf balls, or a blanket to sit on.

But you and your family aren’t the only ones at the picnic! You might see

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