Catherine Converse @catemase ?

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Catherine Converse

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I'm currently writing...

I am writing a contemporary women’s fiction book about two women that take a trip to celebrate their 40th birthdays. The story is both humorous and heartfelt as the two women are navigating the tricky paths of their own lives as well as the many wrong turns their ‘girl trip’ takes them.

Critiquing experience

I have dabbled here & there

Are you pursuing publication?

Yes, I’m serious about getting published

What I want in an awesome Critique Partner

Deep critique. I am experienced with critiquing., Regular feedback

The type of structure you like

Casual exchange, no deadlines

How often can you give & receive feedback?


What is your writing experience?

I currently have two YA paranormal mystery novels (in a series) published; self-published under my own publishing company. And also have a short story mystery series going on Amazon under the same publishing company. In addition, I am self-publishing children’s books on Kindle.

My writing influences are...

A broad mix; including Jennifer Weiner, Julia Glass, Tana French, Tracy Brogan, T. Greenwood, Suzanne Collins. Love contemporary writing, mostly. Love writing paranormal mystery for the younger audience (although seems to appeal to older women, too!), but am focusing currently on the contemporary women’s novel.

Books I enjoy reading

Hopeless by Colleen Hoover was great. Am really enjoy Tracy Brogan’s Crazy Little Thing right now!

Links to your blog or writing

My YA and children’s book author blog:

More About Me

I have really enjoyed self-publishing my series, and it has been well-received. The marketing and publishing aspect is tough, and time intense and I’ve loved every minute of it. However, with this new women’s contemporary novel, I would like to give the agent route a try, and see if I can go traditional publishing under a pen name. Should be a fun journey!
Other than writing, I am a wife and mother of four children! I live in Montana, love the outdoors, have dogs, horses and cats, and really try to get my behind out of the chair and out from behind the computer to enjoy it all. But I’m a little obsessed and addicted to writing and reading! I also love film and LOVE books that are adapted to film. So fun to read the book, then see the movie!

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