Category: Writing Prompts

  • I Wrote an Article for Kingdom Pen

    When you read the title of this blog post, you might think that I actually, finally got around to publishing my novel, Identity. Sadly, not yet. I’m still working on that. But what I did do, is the next best thing: have my writing featured on another website! I wrote a blog post for a […]

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  • 4 Things You Need to Know When Starting a Blog

    I recently had someone ask me about my blog and if it was hard at first when I had no followers except friends and family. My answer to the second question was yes. Blogging was, and is, hard, and keeping up with it is even harder. But with faith and persistence (and the four other…

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  • Quiz: What Kind of Mermaid Are You?

    Hey everyone! As most of you probably know, the current book series I’m working on, Daughters of the Sea, is all about mermaids. Although I’m getting kind of old for it, I’m still super obsessed with these amazing fantasy creatures! In the lore of my underwater fantasy world, there are four tribes of mermaids: Ocean,…

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  • Why Should Writers Read Books?

    Being a writer isn’t just about writing: it’s about improving your skills and learning along the way. But some writers struggle with reading. Why should writers read books? One great way to start writing better is to read more. Reading automatically shapes your ability to write and helps you learn how to write better. But…

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  • Fan Fiction Written By Caleb: Poppleton’s New House

    My youngest brother, Caleb, is also an aspiring author. At only age five (though he’ll soon be six), he is already writing stories of his own. Today, I will share some fiction by Caleb. One of his favorite picture books to read is the Poppleton series by Cynthia Rylant. Without any prompting, he decided to…

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  • 14 New Year’s Resolutions for Writers

    This coming year, 2022, most people are working on their goals and resolutions for the new year. But what about your resolutions as a writer? How can you improve your writing skills this new year? Here are some New Year’s resolutions for writers. Create New Writing Habits: Habits are a great way to stay focused…

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  • 8 Christmas Story Starters and Writing Prompts

    Christmastime is a busy time for most people, but for those that want to sharpen their writing skills while also having some fun writing a fictional story, writing a Christmas story is a great way to go. I decided to compile a list of Christmas story starters for you to write about. But there are…

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  • 3 Ways to Create Suspense in your Story

    Every story-writer wants a good, suspenseful story for their readers. Good suspense keeps your readers interested in the book and makes them want to read more. When I read books, I normally have a time limit for how long I should be reading. Well, if I get a really good book on my hands, then…

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  • Using Real-Life People as Characters in your Story

    I recently read a book called Gulliver Wimple and the Gems of Dara Mhor by Gary Bower (who, by the way, lives here in Michigan). I highly recommend the book, and to read more about it, you can visit my Book Recommendations post. Gary Bower actually uses a very interesting technique to write this book: he…

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  • How to Keep an Idea Journal for your Story

    Have you ever had an awesome idea for your story while you were out running errands or just away from home, and then when you get home and are ready to implicate your idea, you’ve completely forgotten what it was? Writers often do this, and after a while, it gets annoying. That’s why a lot…

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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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