Cate Russell-Cole is a fully qualified Adult Education Provider and Social Worker, with an understanding of both the psychology and technical aspects of writing and creativity. She has been researching, writing and teaching her own courses for over fifteen years. Cate is a successful freelance writer and published Author of seven courses and eight books.
Cate lives in Brisbane, Australia. She currently writes and coaches online to an International audience. Cate’s creativity and writing coaching has attracted thriving online communities, which she maintains frequently to provide both how-to resources and writer support. Cate also teaches locally through her micro business, Artios Communications, with both Local Government and private training providers. More information can be found on her Writing Portfolio Page (link above).
Cate shares interesting and useful resources for writers daily through Twitter. Not all posts that are shared are the opinion of Cate Russell-Cole: Artios Communications. There are many different views on creativity and writing. A cross section of views is passed on to meet all tastes, and allow the reader to make up their own mind. Click on the icons above to go to her profiles.
CommuniCATE Resources for Writers is a free service to the writing community, hosted by Cate Russell-Cole: Artios Communications. It is a non-profit initiative, supported solely by book sales.
The purpose of the blog is to equip, empower and encourage writers to achieve their goals.
Blog posts share writing tips, online writing events, how-to videos, technical web site and blogging help, resources lists, social media and promotion strategies, plot and character development ideas and more. CommuniCATE has over 6000 followers and has been thriving for the past three years.
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"People behave in patterns, what an interesting way to develop characters. This post really made me think about that extra dimension." Writing Sisters
"I feel like you wrote this post for me. Thank you for reminding me why I blog. I was slowly falling into robot trap." Angie
"I really love how you apply the grieving process to writing. This post was very helpful for me, thanks!" Michele
"I like your brief plot and character novel-writing suggestions." Joanne
"VERY powerful thoughts that I can relate directly to. Thank you so much!" Jeff
"I've enjoyed each of your psychology-based writing posts. They are an excellent resource to reflect back on my characters and how they've reacted / will react, and whether I've given them enough layers to make them feel real to readers - even when they don't feel real to themselves. Keep 'em coming!"
Shelly Immel, Fiction Writer and Founder of The Big Life Project
"Cate, As a memoir writer, I have to be able to get back into my own head to convey the essence of the truth and reality of past experiences to make them real to the reader. These writing posts are valuable resources for any genre. Thank you!"
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