Pen & Ink

Sharing Fiction, Poetry, and Writing Tutorials

  • Jack Zulu and the Waylander’s Key (Book Review)

    This last Christmas, my younger brother got me a signed copy of S.D. Smith’s latest book, Jack Zulu and the Waylander’s Key. As you can imagine, I was thrilled to own this new book! S.D. Smith has always been one of my favorite authors, and I was looking…

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  • Ask Me Questions About Publishing

    Hey everyone! With my recently-published book, Identity, I thought it would be a cool idea to host another Q&A, this time about publishing! Going through the process of publishing Identity taught me a lot, so I want to share some of that knowledge with you. If you have…

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  • What’s Their Name? – Blog Tag

    Hey everyone! Some of you may have noticed some changes around the blog here because I’ve been redesigning some things. Be aware that the site is still under construction, but I have officially finished my landing page! Let me know what you all think! Now, onto the post.…

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  • 9 Remarkable Blogging Tips from Successful Bloggers

    Today I will be sharing a post written not only by me but three other bloggers! Grace A. Johnson (from Of Blades and Thorns), Joelle Stone (from Sword of the Penmaiden), and Kayti Phillips (from Sisters Three and Writers’ Vision). I’m super excited to share this post with…

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  • 5 Tips for Unmotivated Writers – Guest Post by Miley Simmonds

    Hey there, readers! Today I will be sharing a guest post from my good friend, Miley Simmonds. I’m super excited to share this post with you, as I think a lot of beginning writers struggle with motivation. I know I do, and I’ve been writing for several years…

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  • A Week Away (Movie Review)

    What’s up, readers?! I have come to you today with a review of one of my new favorite movies, A Week Away. Everyone in my small group at church was raving about this musical, so I decided it was definitely worth a try to watch it! I was…

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  • Blog Spotlight: Ava Coulter

    Hey all! Today I will be spotlighting the blog of the amazing Ava Coulter! I have been following Ava’s blog since the beginning of October, and I love her content! I’m so grateful for the opportunity to spotlight it here on Pen & Ink. So without further ado,…

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  • Identity Sales Update + New WIP

    I’m glad to say that March has been a very successful month so far. My recently published novel, Identity, has received way more sales than I originally expected! I’m excited to see where the Lord takes this book, and I hope that it reaches the many people out…

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  • Spotlight: Rise of the Living Wood by Kylie Beevers

    Hey there, readers! Today I get to spotlight the second edition of the book Rise of the LivingWood by Kylie Beevers, which is part of her series, The LivingWood Chronicles. I’m super excited to share about the second edition of this book, which was just released at the…

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  • Identity Blog Tour Wrap-Up

    I’m happy to say that Identity‘s release tour was very successful! I got lots of great feedback and orders on my book, and it was so much fun reading everyone’s posts and comments! Thank you to everyone who has participated in the tour; you all took time out…

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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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