Pen & Ink

Sharing Fiction, Poetry, and Writing Tutorials

Month: October 2022

  • October Review + November Goals

    Well, it’s been a great month, everyone! I’ve been much more productive on my blog, on Identity, and on writing as a whole, despite the fact that I’ve been crazy busy with church events and Christmas performance rehearsals. I don’t know about you, but I’m super excited to…

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  • Identity: Chapter 1 (Sneak Peek!)

    I am super excited (and nervous) about today’s post! Today, I will be sharing… an exclusive sneak peek of… Identity! Yes, that’s right. All of you guys will get to read the first chapter of my novel, Identity, which will be published in February 2023. I will warn…

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  • Editing Q&A – Part 1

    I’m so excited for the first installment of this Editing Q&A! I have gotten some amazing editing questions so far, and it was really fun to answer them for you all! Today we will discuss some topics such as editing as you write, how to edit a book,…

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  • How to Come up With Names for Characters – 5 Tips (Guest Post by Amelia Cabot)

    Hey everyone! Today I will be sharing a guest post with you by my friend, Amelia Cabot! Amelia won second place in the short contest last summer with her story, The Fault to be Forgiven. Now she returns to us with this wonderful article, How to Come Up…

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  • Resources for Writers

    Over my years of writing experience, I’ve discovered some great writing resources. Believe it or not, there are actually a lot of helpful resources for writers! There are things like forums, map-makers, informational blogs, and more! And these resources are super helpful for writers who are just starting…

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  • What’s Your WIP? Blog Tag

    Hey readers! A few weeks ago my friend Emma at Roses of Grace tagged me for the “What’s Your WIP?” blog tag! As some of you may know, I typically don’t do a ton of blog tags because I don’t want to spam my readers too much with…

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About Me

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. Thank you! I have no idea when they will be published–I’m hoping The Chosen Unseen will be ready by 2025,…

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