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That restrictive faith, paired with her dyslexic experiences, means that she hadn't thought that she could have a true carreer as a writer. "I was on prolonged parental leave before taking the course at the Australian Writers' Centre," says Catherine. Then I began a diary about my experiences with pregnancy.
I' ve got a lot of good feedbacks about my diary and my way of typing. A lot of folks said: "You're good at your typing, you should do something with it". "However, Catherine realized that the way feuilletons are written for journals and papers is very different from how they are blogged. Then, at the Australian Writers' Centre, she found the Magazine and Newspaper Stage 1 course.
But I knew I could type, I just didn't have the instruments to put together a pitches, or how I could take myself out of the plot and stop typing about my own experiences and those of other folks. "Catherine says the course teaches her how to correctly organize an essay, how to make good use of transition and move from one subject to another.
She also learned how to spell a good catch. "Since then Catherine has appeared in Good Weekend, Sunday Life, Practical Parenting, Mother and Baby, Migfood and The Sydney Morning Herald's Life and Style as well as Essential Baby and Essential Kids.
"It was my own personal experiences with lethenia that I grew up with a small microchip on my shoulder," she says. "I' ve been taught at university that I would never be a writer because my orthography was so horrible, and I really did carry that with me. And Catherine says: "The course is so thorough that if you go away and do your own things - and do exactly what you are asked to do - you will be successful."