Welcome to Scribes & Archers. I’m known as Autumn here on the blog, and I’m a homeschooled teenager finally on her way to self-publishing a novel. I’ve been writing for about nine years now, blogging consistently for under a year, and reading for as long as I could. If you need a heap of new book recommendations, come talk to me. It’s quite likely I’ve read at least something that’ll fit whatever you’re looking for.

With this blog I try to help out my fellow young writers by providing practical, easy-to-use tips on character development, worldbuilding, and other parts of the craft. I also share about my own writing, which is primarily fantasy. My current project is an epic fantasy trilogy, and you can read more about it here.

I usually post four times a week: Writing tips on Tuesday, character interviews on Wednesdays, writing updates on Saturdays, and short stories on Sundays. I also post a book review the second and fourth Thursdays of every month. If you’d like to get updates whenever I post something new, enter your email there to the right and subscribe. You can also subscribe to my newsletter, just underneath, and you’ll get access to the first chapters of each of the books in my current trilogy, as well as extra content not on the blog and advanced updates.

Top 5 Most Popular Posts since the beginning of 2018:

How to Write Grief, Stress, and Overwhelm

My Top 5 Tips for New Writers

14 of My Favorite Books

5 Tips to Help You Stick with a Writing Project

Music in Writing


If you’d like to contact me with a question, alert me of a typo, or just chat, you can do so via my “Contact Me” page.


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