The Writer's Jungle taught me how to understand the real stages children go through as writers and introduced me to a gentle, living and wonderful way to mentor my young writers. I knew it would suit me as soon as I read free online extracts like this ...
"It’s my hope that you’ll come to love your young writer and his particular jungle in a whole new way. By traveling together, I want to point out the irises you’ve been missing. There’s a world of insight, creativity and passion in your children that writing is meant to capture. By taking some new trails, I hope to lead you to that secret place." (See more)
The Brave Writer blog and emails are full of ideas for nurturing writers, developing skills and showing how this writing philosophy translates into reality. Brave Writer is a flexible resource which complements our eclectic, relaxed, book-loving, individualised approach to home ed.
I want to write all about how our BraveWriter lifestyle works, what resources we use and what my brave young writers actually do, but it could take a while (I really like what we do but I worry about sounding like an infomercial!)
This week I wrote a little article about our Poetry Teatimes for the Brave Writer blog.
Fortunately I took photos before we sat down together ... hence the momentarily tidy table!