Catherine Porter
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A book by Bill Finch, Beth Maynor Young, Rhett Johnson, and John C. Hall. With a foreword by E.O. Wilson.Although I did not write this book, I want to announce the release of this wonderful work of…Continue


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A book by Bill Finch, Beth Maynor Young, Rhett Johnson, and John C. Hall. With a foreword by E.O. Wilson.Although I did not write this book, I want to announce the release of this wonderful work of nonfiction. A dear friend of mine, Beth Young, took most of the beautiful photographs featured in this informative book about the history, decline, and possible future of longleaf pines. I also helped my fiance, Hunter Nichols, bring the following book commercial to fruition (he produced it, and I…See More
Feb 17, 2013

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Who I am:
I am a starving artist, an identical twin, a runner, and a chocoholic. I grew up on a beef and tobacco farm in Kentucky. Despite my tomboyish roots, at age seven, I told my mother that I wanted nothing more than to dance for the rest of my life. So that is exactly what I did for almost sixteen years: ballet. About two years ago, after I stopped deluding myself that one day I would somehow wake up with the perfect ballet body, I finally shut the door on dance to begin a new chapter of my life. I have discovered many other outlets through which to express myself, including but not limited to visual art, writing, and music composition. I hope to reenter academia this upcoming fall for biomedical engineering, of all things, but in the meantime, I think I'll just write...and paint, and make music...
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
I'm seeking representation for a Women's Fiction novel, PAPER PLANE.
My writing is:
Fiction, Poetry, Memoir
Services I offer to other writers:
I found out about She Writes from:
Well, I actually stumbled upon this site online just now.

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At 1:16pm on April 18, 2013, Jill Starishevsky said…

Welcome to SheWrites.  Feel free to reach out if you need anything.


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Author, My Body Belongs to Me - A Child Sexual Abuse Prevention book

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At 12:40pm on January 13, 2013, Meg Waite Clayton said…

Welcome to the novelist group, Catherine! If you haven’t done so already, you might introduce yourself by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion.

We do a live chat at 1 EST on the first Wednesdays of each month, with instructions on how to participate in the "Our Water Cooler" box near the top of the group page. And we save the wall for discussion, but welcome links to helpful blog posts on the “Links to Helpful Blog Posts for Writers” discussion thread and to published books in the “Our Published Novels” one.

I hope you’ll enjoy the group.

Meg Waite Clayton

At 10:27am on January 13, 2013, Catherine Porter said…

Thanks, everyone, for all the warm welcomes.  I have a lot of exploration to do with this site and a lot of learning, but it is exciting!

At 9:09am on January 13, 2013, Meg Waite Clayton said…

Catherine, Just waving hello. If you’re looking for places to connect here, we’d love to have you join us in the Novelists (Struggling or Not) group.

Hope you enjoy it here, and best of luck with your writing.

Meg Waite Clayton
Moderator, Novelist Group
Bestselling author of four novels, including The Wednesday Sisters (a writing group novel), the forthcoming The Wednesday Daughters, (all Random House/Ballantine)

At 5:03pm on January 10, 2013, Jennifer Lauck said…
Hi and let me be one of the first to welcome you to Shewrites.  This is a terrific site, tons of resources and innovative info.  As my own bonus, you have access to my teaching site and free teachings on memoir.  Just click here and sign up.  No spam, I promise.  Just great teaching tips.  Enjoy!  XO Jennifer 
At 2:38pm on January 9, 2013, Caitlyn Levin said…



Welcome to She Writes!  We're excited to have you here.

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