Stories of an Unschooling Family


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148: Our Writing Unrules for Unschoolers

This week, my daughter Imogen and I are chatting about unschool writing. How do unschoolers learn to write? We share my writing unrules which are based on my observations of my children who all love writing.

We talk about:

  • Imogen's writing story: how she learnt to write, her university degree, how she is turning her passion for writing into YA novels

  • How free play is the foundation for creative writing

  • How drawing is a form of writing

  • How we learn by following someone else's example

  • How motivation for writing must come from within a child

  • Books and reading

  • How English workbooks are unnecessary

  • The progress of my unschooling books

  • And lots more!


Show Notes


Imogen Elvis




Write. Rewrite. Read

Imogen's novel

The Crystal Tree


Write. Rewrite. Read



Homeschool Solutions with Pam Barnhill

Episode 150 of the Exploring Unschooling podcast with Pam Laricchia.


Books and Authors Mentioned

Jackie French

Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

Rick Riordan

Alice in Wonderful by Lewis Carrol


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