If you are not a writer yourself, you may have never considered the work involved in putting together a post like the one you are about to read. Today I would like to share a little bit about how to write a blog post. Of course, different bloggers will have different methods, but many of the steps will be very similar.
At the end of Bird by Bird, you will want to set it aside and get writing—exactly the way a good book on writing should make you feel.
Homeschooling through high school can be an enjoyable endeavor for both you and your students. Stay calm, take an honest look at the choices before you, research the logistics, and before you know it you will be congratulating your graduate.
No matter where you are on your personal journey—whether you consider yourself religious, non-religious, spiritual, or something else altogether— I think everyone can find something worthwhile to take away from The God Delusion.
As a writer, it can be difficult to convey to a non-writer just how visceral the need to create with words can be. It doesn’t particularly matter if your written thoughts become published, or just assist with your own internal processing. The act of writing itself becomes paramount, regardless of the ultimate accolades or external consequences. When you can incorporate this experience into your daily existence, you feel more yourself, more alive, more human.
At the end of your homeschooling journey, what do you want your children to be able to do? What is the ultimate goal of homeschooling? Every homeschooling family will have a slightly different answer to this question; however, for most people there will be similarities.
Reading perspectives from a wide variety of authors is a great way to introduce your secular homeschool students to unique ideas and voices. We have always loved reading non-fiction, and this list of 72 non-fiction books for teens highlights many of our favorites.
Even if you think you do not, I guarantee you have friends and family members who identify as atheists. Or, at the very least, those who intellectually do not believe gods exist, even if they cannot make themselves say the A word. Or maybe you are the non-believing one and you feel like nobody else gets it. But someone probably does—someone else very likely feels the same way you do. They may just be uneasy being the first to admit it.
These are not your typical textbook-style, teacher-led books and workbooks. If you are looking for something that provides daily lesson plans and clear do this, then do that instructions, these may not be the resources for you. In many cases they are more math stories than math instruction. If that sounds like your jam, however, please read on.
Just because you blog for fun and not financial gain doesn’t mean you don’t take pride in your writing. You still want your blog space to be beautiful, well-organized, and reader-friendly. This collection of useful tips and tools for hobby bloggers will help you to create and maintain a lovely blog you will be happy to share.