• How to Create Strong Villain Motivations for your Story

    Hello, readers! It’s been a while since I’ve posted, and I’m sorry for that. But I’m back now with another article for you: How to Create Strong Villain Motivations for your Story. This post is one that I wrote for Kaley Kriesel’s Words Blog Tour this week. I would highly recommend checking out her blog […]

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  • Short Story by Samantha Mullenhour

    Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve posted, so I apologize for that. However, I have returned with a short story for you, written by my friend, Samantha Mullenhour. Samantha is a super awesome friend of mine, and she wrote a story called The Ticking Contraption which is absolutely AMAZING! I thought I’d share…

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  • More Fiction Written by Caleb: Thunderstorm, Part 2

    Hello readers! A couple of weeks ago, my little brother, Caleb, posted another one of his fan fiction stories, Thunderstorm. He just finished part two of the story, so you can all read some more fiction by Caleb! If you haven’t read the first part of his story yet, I would recommend doing so. Please…

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  • Fiction Short Story for Teens – March

    Hey everyone! I have finally gotten around to posting my third fiction short story for teens, The Child of the Lenorans. This story is a short fantasy suspense fiction for teens that I wrote on the spur of the moment. In this short story, I experimented with switching between two different voices, first and third…

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  • Writer’s Block and How to Overcome It

    I have known so many writers, including myself, who struggle with writer’s block. As a writer, being in a position where you can’t think of anything to write about is not exactly a good thing. I have gone through this problem, too, and it’s not fun. You get frustrated, tired of trying to come up…

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  • More Fiction Written by Caleb: Thunderstorm, Part 1

    Hello everyone! This week I will share some more fiction by Caleb, my little brother. Some of you may have read his last story, Poppleton’s New House. Caleb is now coming back to us with another fan fiction, this time about the Disney Pixar movie, Cars. Caleb has always loved cars, so when he was…

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  • The Bookworm’s Tag

    Hey everyone! I have officially been tagged in a blogger tag challenge, the Bookworm Blog Tag! I am super excited about this, as I have never participated in any blog tags before, let alone one a bookworm blog tag! And thanks to Joelle at Sword of the Penmaiden for tagging me! So let’s get started…

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  • Help Me Get to 100 Subscribers

    I’ve had a goal ever since I started blogging to get to 100 email subscribers. I have wanted to share my writing with the world for so long, and the more people I am able to reach, the better! That’s why I want your help to accomplish my goal. I can only reach so many…

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  • Fiction Short Story for Teens – February

    Hey everyone! I finally finished my second fiction short story for teens, New Life! This fiction short story for teens is actually a piece I wrote for a magazine called Ugandan Pages, which is edited by a girl named Selah. This story will be featured in her Summer issue, so don’t forget to pick up…

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  • Author Spotlight: Laura Martin

    Well… guess what! I’m doing my first author spotlight post! This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Laura Martin, the author of On the Edge of Extinction, one of my favorite books! Laura Martin is an amazing writer, and I’m so excited for you guys to get to know her. So here we go!…

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Hello, my name is Annabelle Batie, and I’m a 14-year-old writer and bookworm. I have been writing stories for as long as I can remember, but I’ve only been writing seriously for about two years. I homeschool in Traverse City, Michigan, with my three younger siblings and parents. I hope you enjoy my blog!

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  1. Annabelle I’m so excited for identity! I’m saving up to pre-order it! Also I enjoyed all the blog posts this…