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Author: Annabelle

  • Know the Novel: Part 1 & 2

    Hi everyone! You may be wondering why I’m doing Part 1 of Know the Novel AGAIN, along with Part 2. Well, that’s because I have a new WIP to share with you all! In my last Know the Novel post, I talked about The Keeper of the Phantom…

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  • 5 Tips for Worldbuilding – Guest Post by Erin Hylands

    Hey, fellow writers! Today I have a guest post for you from author Erin Hylands! Erin has some awesome tips on worldbuilding that I’m so excited for you all to read. Also, make sure to subscribe to her email list and blog. Well, let’s get started! 5 Tips…

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  • Grab Your Copy of “Identity” for Just 99 Cents (24 Hours Only!) + Giveaway

    🚨 Flash Sale Alert! 🚨 For the next 24 hours ONLY, my novel, Identity, is available for just $0.99! That’s a whopping 85% off its original price. If you’ve been waiting to embark on an underwater adventure, now is the time to dive in! The sale starts right…

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  • Know the Novel – Part 1

    Hey everyone! Today I’m participating in Christine Smith’s writers’ linkup, Know the Novel. I almost participated in the linkup last year, but never got around to it. So I’m glad to be doing it now! I’m going to be showcasing my novel, The Keeper of the Phantom Reef,…

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  • 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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  • Interview with Luella Treto

    Once upon a time, there were two authors. One was named Annabelle, and the other was named Luella. Annabelle ran a blog where she interviewed other writers, so she decided she should interview Luella. By Annabelle’s request, the two authors met with each other in the magical land…

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  • 4 Steps to Creating a Sinister Villain (Guest Post by Karli Roth)

    Hey everyone! I come to you today with a very special guest post written by my writer friend, Karli Roth! Karli has some amazing tips to share with you all today about creating a sinister villain. In my opinion, villains are some of the most important and exciting…

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  • Publishing Q&A – Part 1

    Hey everyone! This is part one of my Publishing Q&A series, where I’ll be answering all your publishing-related questions. I was surprised with how many questions people submitted through the form already! Hence, there will be a “part two” of this series in a few weeks. NOTE: If…

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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,…

  2. Hi! I was just wondering when is your books (the song that silences) and (the chosen unseen) might be published?…

  3. AMAZING book! I LOVE It!!!