Catasshe

Catasshe

35 years old
Female
Location
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Current Status
Hey chaps, can I recommend a new book to you? It's 'Turtles all the way Down' by American author, John Green who wrote the fantastic 'The Fault in our Stars'. If you thought OCD wouldn't be a good read, you may have to think again... Check out my review
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  • Are you a ...?
    Writer published in mags, etc
    What genre do you primarily write in?
    General fiction
    Are your reading habits ...?
    Omnivorous
    Who is your favourite author(s)?
    LM Montgomery, Thackery, Austen, JK Rowling
    And your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)
    The Emily of New Moon trilogy Harry Potter - entire series
    What are your working habits when you write?
    Procastinatory
    Are you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?
    Ten times? Why so little?
    Your ultimate writing ambition?
    To get several cracking novels published! (So far I've only had one short story published, in The Lady magazine.)
    Your worst habit?
    Letting fear get in the way of writing
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    Too much celebrity and hype, but good books still get through
    Where do you write?
    In my room
    What else do you want Word Clouders to know? eg: do you have 9 cats / like paragliding / eat nothing but tinned fish / work in the bath / live in Kettering?
    I received a very useful and perceptive critique last year from the Writer's workshop, which has inspired me to take writing more seriously and try to write what I actually care about, rather than trying to dumb down through lack of confidence.

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I have previously attempted historical fantasy and 'trashy' romance. As well as numerous short stories. I am now about to launch into some more mainstream women's fiction. (Inspired by the professional critique I got last year from WW!!)

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  • Benjamin86
    by Benjamin86 2 months ago
    Hi, just read your competition entry. Really liked it; totally unexpected ending! He has a heart after all!
  • L.
    by L. 3 months ago
    Loved your comp entry - very dark and gritty.
  • FergC
    by FergC 3 months ago
    Nice, nice, nice, comp entry! Loved the conflict in the man as he watched. Of course they deserve better! Yeah! Well done.
  • Knicky Laurelle
    by Knicky Laurelle 3 months ago
    Holy sh*t! Your comp piece is chilling for reasons I don't even nearly want to think about and so well done. Great entry ^.^ *lights some mental incense to ward off the heeebie geebies it have me* lols
  • Kate
    by Kate 7 months ago
    Late night club- yawn
  • BP
    by BP 1 year ago
    Cheers, mate :-)
  • JD
    by JD 1 year ago
    The Cloud says it's your birthday today, so it must be true; therefore, happy birthday!

    /cake emoji

    :)
  • BP
    by BP 1 year ago
    Thank you very much for pointing me in the right direction :-) re mental health.
  • Noodledoodle
    by Noodledoodle 2 years ago
    Hi there, may I direct you to this? http://writing-community.writersworkshop.co.uk/events/profile/266