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Month: September 2023

  • How to Stop Writing Fanfiction and Write Original Stories

    Hey there, readers! A lot of us have experimented with fanfiction before. And while fanfiction is super fun, it can also be fun to transition to writing your own stories, with your own unique characters are plots! Especially if you are a beginner writer and rarely/never write anything…

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  • Writing Dialogue: A Comprehensive Guide for Authors

    Hey there, readers! Ever felt that your characters’ conversations fall flat? Or maybe they sound more like robots than real people? You’re not alone. Crafting authentic dialogue is a challenge, but it’s also the secret sauce that can make your story unforgettable. In this step-by-step guide, I will…

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  • 4 Ways Publishing a Book Changed My Perspective

    Hey there, readers! Yeah, I know… this summer I’ve kind of disappeared from the internet. I’ve gotten lots of emails asking if I’m okay–if I’m still going to keep blogging, or even if I’m still writing. Yes, don’t worry, I am just fine, and I am still writing.…

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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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