A screenplay assessor turned literary editor, Cate Hogan has spent most of her life buried in the realm of the make believe. It's where she's most at home; reclining on the therapist's couch as she works through the many problems of her characters and conjures happy endings from the seemingly insurmountable. She's also been described by one writer as a literary 'eagle', soaring over the terrain of his plot and characterisation while simultaneously focussed on the minutiae below; repetitions and redundancies lurking behind clunky sentence structure, and grammatical errors scuttling through muddy sentences.Cate offers writers a partnership founded in tough love, as well as the support and encouragement they need to reach their full potential.
In charge of feature length screenplay assessment and selection for one of the largest film distribution and production companies in Australia.
Fiction editor of 400+ novels, including multiple Amazon bestsellers. www.catehogan.com
Branded content for an international event company (venues in Australia and Indonesia), as well as editing and overseeing the content generation of three sub-writers.
Freelance writer commissioned to craft pieces on love, relationships and healthy living. Pieces were published to a collective readership of over ten million.
Third baseman Drake Schultz is the undisputed bad boy of the New York Kings. So it's no surprise when Major League Baseball suspends him for taking performance-enhancing drugs. Furious with their superstar, the front office issues an ultimatum: either work with their sober companion or kiss the rest of his quarter-billion-dollar contract goodbye. Cocky and arrogant, Drake resists being saddled... read more
At the gates between worlds...In a war outside of time...He fights for us.Reclusive college student Jonathan Tibbs wakes in a pool of blood, not a scratch on him. His life is about to undergo a massive shift. A violent and merciless otherworldly enemy unleashes slaughter in the streets, calling out in a language only he understands.And it is seeking its challenger.In order to defeat the threat... read more
We all fear death’s dark spectre, but in a zombie apocalypse, dying is a privilege reserved for the lucky few. There are worse things than a bullet to the brain—much worse. The dead are walking, and they’re hungry. Steven Jenkins, bestselling author of Fourteen Days and Burn The Dead, shares five zombie tales that are rotten for all the right reasons. Meet Dave, a husband and father with a dir... read more
"I kiss him, choosing love over honesty, which is a choice nobody should ever have to make…"Robin loves sweet, responsible Nick, with his penchant for Beethoven and Ben Folds Five. But she also still loves her college boyfriend Jed, an irreverent playwright plagued with cystic fibrosis. Now Robin is struggling to reveal her secrets and confront her past, as she finally performs in the play tha... read more
USS Ulysses: State-of-the-art nuclear submarine. Deterrent. Target.When an Olympic medalist is the subject of an attempted assassination, former SAS trooper Jeff Bradley knows his past is once again casting a shadow over his new life. A note left by the assassin confirms his suspicions: Bradley made an enemy back in Kosovo, and the man is out for revenge. But Jeff knows the killer is not worki... read more
Can a civilian take down the world's most wanted man - before his time runs out? The Civilian is a psychological adventure thriller about Robert Caron, an ordinary man, who has lived a cautious life. He's never pushed the limits of his security or taken the risks to truly make his life meaningful. Now, at only thirty-two, he has just received a death sentence.While trying to come to terms with... read more
In 2020 suicide laws are repealed during a horrific plague. Reality TV show Twist of Fate capitalises on this legal quirk with a deadly idea. Five contestants each week risk their lives against the chance of fame and fortune.This week the contestants are an enterprising student, a wealthy banker, a broke lottery winner, a desperate celebrity and a high stakes poker player. When Inspector Clair... read more
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I have copyedited and proofread more than five hundred books, adult and children's, nonfiction and fiction, in all genres.
Assistant editor at Simon & Schuster. Edits literary short stories and novels, women's fiction, psych thrillers. MFA in fiction.