Category: Writing

June 8, 2019 Sean Catt

Saturday 1st June saw me travelling up to Brixton for the launch of Writing our Legacy’s Hidden Sussex anthology at the Brixton Ritzy Cinema and cafe.               It was great to see the launch attended by so many people, and to have been able to listen to a number…

April 20, 2019 Sean Catt

Nearly there! Just a quick update on the progress to date of my first full-length anthropomorphic novel New Shores.                   Currently editing away and now into the last quarter of the book. Word count is 58k and expected to go up by 2-3k (lol more like 5k!)…

February 23, 2019 Sean Catt

Rough Image Publishing and author Sean Cattare pleased to announce the official launch ofBetween States 2 (Into a Darker Place) The long awaited sequel to Between Statesthe first part of the shapeshifter series of stories featuring cougar shapeshifter Jake Palmer and wolf shapeshifter Billy Thompson. THEY SAY CATS HAVE NINE LIVES However, cougar shapeshifter Jake…

May 7, 2018 Sean Catt

Two of the words (verbs in this case) that most often confuse writers, and I include myself here, are ‘LAY’ and ‘LIE’. After much trawling through the interwebs and reading many articles on LAY versus LIE I discovered some to be helpful, and some just downright confusing. So I decided to put this article together…

April 16, 2017 Sean Catt

PRESS RELEASE April 16th 2017 Between States 2 cover artwork official release… Rough Image and Sean Catt are pleased to announce the official launch of the cover artwork for   Between States 2 (Into a Darker Place), the sequel to Between States, Sean Catt’s debut novel of the shapeshifter series of stories featuring cougar shapeshifter Jake…

March 31, 2017 Sean Catt

Today’s writing tip post is not about me showcasing my Photoshop skills (more about that in a while). No, it’s all about building lifelike character backgrounds. Having characters that your readers can relate to is vital, as it helps to ground the story thus making it more believable. First and foremost, when developing a new…

March 6, 2017 Sean Catt

I thought I would start posting up a writing tip every couple of weeks. Most of these I have either been taught at school, college or university, picked up from tutorials and books, or simply found trawling the shadowy depths of the interwebs. But they are all useful, and things I use all the time…

February 26, 2017 Sean Catt

I have started to add some free writers resources on the site. Just click on the Media menu and go to ‘Downloads’. At the moment I have uploaded: Male and Female name lists, a character reference sheet to help you build up your character’s backgrounds (don’t forget to do a family tree for your main…

February 6, 2017 Sean Catt

Okay, so just a quick post today of something I’ve been meaning to post here for a good while now. Having a brain like a sieve, I often have problems remembering the number of the chapter I’m working on the next day. Yes I could write it down but I thought of this as a…