teaching and speaking 

Cath’s presentation was fantastic. Cath has a wonderful way of captivating and inspiring her audience. (We) would definitely have Cath back again
— K. Gilbert & S. Barnard, Maribyrnong Library Service, November 2014

Contact me via the website or through Booked Out to talk about a residency, creative writing class or speech. I offer in person workshops, online chats and Twitter sessions. 

Topics include:

  • Character
  • Short Story 
  • Language 
  • Structure/Plot
  • Editing 
  • Inspiration - getting started and getting unstuck
  • The Writer's Life 

Previous clients include - Melbourne Writers Festival, Somerset Festival, Voices on the Coast Festival, Williamstown Literary Festival, Whitsunday Voices Youth Literature Festival, The Literature Centre in Western Australia, The Centre for Youth Literature (State Library of Victoria), Genazzano FJC College, Sacred Heart College Newton, St Margaret’s College Berwick, Loreto College Ballarat, St Hilda’s College Western Australia, Derby High School Western Australia, Geelong Grammar, Lowther Hall Essendon.

Creative Writing Workshops

Online Writing Workshops

Twitter Sessions


Word House Workshops