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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

Illuminating Literature Sale and Giveaway

Illuminating Literature Sale and Giveaway

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Welcome to the Illuminating Literature sale and a special Giveaway!

Sale

To join the 20%-off sale in progress now, use Coupon Code PAT6HGVL at checkout with When Worlds Collide or our new Characters in Crisis.

The sale includes the student textbook, the Teacher’s Guide (with awesome grading grids for each novel), and the Quiz and Answer Manual for those who prefer paper quizzes. If teens take the quizzes online, the quizzes are free and are graded automatically for you online.

Now’s the time to save! This super discount lasts only through Friday, August 18, 2017!

Still not sure if these courses are right for your teen? Download our generous samples of the textbook, Teacher’s Guide, Quiz and Answer Manual, and Novel Notebook on this page. >>

Incidentally, if your teens take the quizzes online, the quizzes are graded for you automatically and are always FREE. The Novel Notebook is also always FREE.

Giveaway

You have until Friday, August 18, to enter a special Giveaway from Adventure Homeschool. By entering, you could win your choice of When Worlds Collide or Characters in Crisis, along with a $50 Amazon gift card so you can purchase the coordinating novels.

Enter the Giveaway here. >>

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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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