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Sharon WatsonWant homeschool writing tips? Encouragement? Help grading those essays? Practical advice for your homeschool writing class? Insights into literature? Free writing prompts and tutorials?

Whether your student is reluctant or brimming with excitement, you’ll find solid, proven ideas here that will make your teaching life easier. And take advantage of the many writing prompts and tutorials posted here.

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Enter the Illuminating Literature and Kindle Giveaway

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Sharon's Blog | Comments Off on Enter the Illuminating Literature and Kindle Giveaway


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You’ve been requesting it, and now it’s here! Our newest Illuminating Literature volume: Characters in Crisis.

Check out the course here. >>

Check out the prizes and enter the Giveaway here. >>

Download your free samples of the textbook, Teacher’s Guide, Quiz and Answer Manual, and Novel Notebook. >>

Don’t wait! The Giveaway ends June 29, midnight Eastern.

Save Big at our End-of-School Sale

Posted by on Jun 17, 2017 in Sharon's Blog | Comments Off on 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.

Get the Coupon Code here. >>

Photo-Inspired Prompts

Posted by on Jun 6, 2017 in Sharon's Blog, Writing Prompts | Comments Off on 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

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Sharon's Blog, Writing Prompts | Comments Off on 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 (more…)