Pen & Ink

Sharing Fiction, Poetry, and Writing Tutorials

Month: January 2022

  • Fiction Short Story for Teens – January

    I have decided to create a new habit of writing a short story every month and posting it on my blog! This is the first one I wrote for the month of January. It is historical fiction based on a book I’m reading for history in school. All…

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  • I Wrote an Article for Kingdom Pen

    When you read the title of this blog post, you might think that I actually, finally got around to publishing my novel, Identity. Sadly, not yet. I’m still working on that. But what I did do, is the next best thing: have my writing featured on another website!…

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  • 4 Things You Need to Know When Starting a Blog

    I recently had someone ask me about my blog and if it was hard at first when I had no followers except friends and family. My answer to the second question was yes. Blogging was, and is, hard, and keeping up with it is even harder. But with…

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  • Quiz: What Kind of Mermaid Are You?

    Hey everyone! As most of you probably know, the current book series I’m working on, Daughters of the Sea, is all about mermaids. Although I’m getting kind of old for it, I’m still super obsessed with these amazing fantasy creatures! In the lore of my underwater fantasy world,…

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  • Why Should Writers Read Books?

    Being a writer isn’t just about writing: it’s about improving your skills and learning along the way. But some writers struggle with reading. Why should writers read books? One great way to start writing better is to read more. Reading automatically shapes your ability to write and helps…

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  • Fan Fiction Written By Caleb: Poppleton’s New House

    My youngest brother, Caleb, is also an aspiring author. At only age five (though he’ll soon be six), he is already writing stories of his own. Today, I will share some fiction by Caleb. One of his favorite picture books to read is the Poppleton series by Cynthia…

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Hi, I’m Annabelle Batie, and welcome to my blog! I’m a homeschooled freshman with a huge passion for Jesus! I love all things related to writing, reading, and books. I hope you enjoy my blog!

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  1. Thanks! Yeah, I’ve read that series, and you’re right, it’s similar in some ways! The allegorical aspects of my book…

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