Category: Characters

  • 4 Researching Tips for Your Short Story (Guest Post)

    Hey readers! Today I have a wonderful guest post for you by the author Amy Sinclair. Amy reached out to me a couple of months ago asking if she could write a guest post for this blog, and I immediately said yes. Amy is such an amazing writer, and I think you all will enjoy […]

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  • Interview with Micah Collier

    Hello, all you readers! Today I have a special post for you: an interview with the one… the only… Micah Collier!!! *cue applause* Micah is an author and blogger with an amazing heart for the Lord. I had the pleasure of doing an interview with him for you all to read below. So without further…

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  • 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 see what November holds! Believe it or…

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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 you, this chapter has not been thoroughly…

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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, how to enjoy editing, and more. If…

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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 with Names for Characters. I know you…

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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 out, as well as writers who have…

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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 them. But this one sounded fun… so…

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  • September Review + October Goals

    I’ve decided that I will start sharing a monthly post here on the blog describing my different updates and news. I’ve noticed some other bloggers doing this, and I thought it might be kind of cool. In each of these monthly posts, I will start with how well I followed my writing goals last month,…

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  • How to Write a Short Story Step-by-Step

    Short stories can be difficult; especially for those folks who are used to writing novels. That’s why today I will be sharing this article on how to write a short story step-by-step so that I can help those novelists who might need a little guidance. It can be a big change from writing novels to…

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About Me

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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