Guest Post from a CU Teen

This post was submitted by a 17 year old Christian unschooler, writing under the pen name Tris Cadekifobia. Tris has previously written for other homeschooling outlets under other names.


How do you see the world?

When you look at a cat, what do you see? An animal? Whiskers? A cute and cuddly hairball? A mouse trap? Claws? A creature susceptible to the taunting of a dangling string? A poop machine? Impending doom? Continue Reading



I’m writing today to tell you about NaNoWriMo–what it is, and my experience with it.

NaNoWriMo, stands for “National Novel Writing Month”; authors from all over the world take part in it!  It starts on November 1st and ends at midnight on November 30th.

In NaNoWriMo, you set a Word Goal that you have to meet by the end of the month.  Oh that’s right, I forgot to mention–In NaNoWriMo you’re supposed to write a novel within the month of November! :O

But it is possible to write a novel within 30 days.  🙂  How do I know?  I did it last year. Continue Reading