5 Essentials to Start Strong

September 23, 2016 by Erin E.M. Hatton

Of all the parts of a novel, the beginning is arguably the most important thing to get right... Click to continue reading

One Thing Every Story Needs

August 31, 2016 by Erin E.M. Hatton

Two months ago while attending the Write Canada conference, there was one thing that kept jumping out at me. Almost like a theme... Click to continue reading

5 Ways to Turn Showing to Telling

July 27, 2016 by Erin E. M. Hatton

Have you ever read a book where you felt like you were actually living the story with the character? Have you read one where the character felt remote and lifeless? I can guarantee the reason... Click to continue reading

The String & Bead Writing Method

May 25, 2016 by Erin E.M. Hatton

I grew up writing. For the longest time I had a rather serious problem. Most of my stories lost steam about a third of the way through and sat gathering dust... Click to continue reading