Interview with Julie Bogart of Brave Writer (Ep #59, 11/14/15)

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Interview with Julie Bogart of Brave Writer

In this episode, the moms talk about what they’ve been up to since last they recorded, and share the first half of their interview with Julie Bogart, founder and owner of the language arts and writing curriculum, Brave Writer.

*Audio player is at the bottom of this page.*

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Maeven the human dragon


Links in this Episode:

Savvy Homeschool Moms episode about Homeschooling with the Amazing Race

*NOTE FROM TINA: Savvy Homeschool Moms episode about Noodle Homeschool mentioned in this episode–doesn’t exist. WOOPS! Apparently I’ve never even explained Noodle Homeschool fully on the show so I’m going to have to do that in the next episode! SO SORRY! Check out the link for info for now.

Tina’s blog post about Periscope
Homeschool Periscope Facebook Group
GeekMom Hour of Code
Carnegie Learning

Brave Writer Links:
Poetry Teatime
Blog Posts about Poetry Teatime
Poetry Teatime Pinterest Board
About Peter Elbow
Writing Without Teachers
Writing Power
Sample of The Wand
Sample of Jot It Down
Getting Started with Brave Writer
Julie’s (for archived Periscopes)
Julie’s Coaching Page
Brave Writer podcasts
Brave Writer Lifestyle Email List
Free Writing Lesson



This episode is sponsored by:

Moving Beyond the Page – homeschool curriculum for hands-on, creative, and gifted learners. Learn more at
Math Mammoth – Publisher of student directed math worktexts that all the Savvy Homeschool Kids use. Learn more at
Pandia Press – Publisher of REAL Science Odyssey and History Odyssey. Check out their fantastic Try Before you Buy! Learn more at



6 Responses

  1. Maria Egnatz Alexander

    What is the discount code for the bravewriter products? I can’t find it now. And thank you for introducing her to me. I have been binging on everything I can find of hers and am in love. She is changing my life. Thanks again!

  2. Poetry and homeschooling – The Movable School

    […] the surface on Bravewriter, but I heard about the site on a great interview with the founder on the Savvy Homeschool Moms podcast.  It’s a 2 part interview, and I highly recommend it to secular homeschoolers. (Here are […]

    • mama_seal

      I was curious if Beckie is using Brave Writer for her language arts OR if she is continuing to use Moving Beyond the Page? What is different about the programs? Whats the same? Both seem really great to me. I listened to your podcasts on both curriculums. Love your podcast!

      • Beckie

        I have to admit, I am not currently using the Brave Writer program with my daughter. With all the changes of starting high school, I decided to go with what we knows best and that is Moving Beyond the Page. I am joining a Facebook book club to get myself on track to finish reading The Writer’s Jungle, and hopefully I’ll be ready to implement more of her program into next year 🙂 Thanks so much for asking! – Beckie

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