Catrina Barton

Biography

Catrina Barton is a real go-getter, who in 2006 turned her avid reading addiction since she was three, into a vigorous passion for writing. Especially Young Adult Romances. She draws on her knowledge as a Kung-Fu Instructor to make her fight scenes both realistic, and action packed.

When not indulging her fertile imagination to craft stories for your reading pleasures, she enjoys hiking with her family, and amateur belly dancing.

Her love of writing, and her family, rival her exhilaration from helping fellow writers. She is a proud member of many writing, and marketing groups, and an active participant at Critique Circle, and several other crit groups.
Writes reviews for Safari Heat, and Satin Sheets Romance.

Favorite personal quote:
"An author cannot grow without both constructive criticism and encouragement."

Where to find Catrina Barton online


Books

Never Forget
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
A fifteen-year-old Christian girl, on the brink of losing her faith in humanity as a whole... until one old man's kindness and generosity completely change her life forever.

Catrina Barton's favorite authors on Smashwords


Smashwords book reviews by Catrina Barton

  • The Mating (The original Law of the Lycans story) on March 01, 2012
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    You know, I actually remember critiquing the first part of this on CC. I mentioned the opening paragraph seemed pretty weak for an opening hook. Looks like you've proven me wrong. I'm so happy your writing has made the published list. You must be so proud. Congratulations Nicky, looks like all that hard work paid off for you. :) ~KittyB78.
  • Ten Love Tales on March 11, 2012

    I enjoyed these short stories. I like that you added enough detail to give us a solid setting and I love how you included a Writer in most of them. :)
  • Ten Tales for Tomorrow on March 11, 2012

    Stuart Aken is a true master of the craft. This collection was very engaging and the over all writing is clean and crisp. Thanks for sharing it with us. :)
  • Immortalis Carpe Noctem on March 13, 2012

    Hi Katie! Been a while, huh? I'm so pleased I finally got to read the full first book. I was really bummed when I only critted the last few chapters on CC. I love how you set up the introductions in this book and how it flows into the second book. I miss seeing your posts around CC and I'm glad I got to read this book in full. You did an awesome job of setting things up to really captivate the readers. ~KittyB78.
  • Zed on April 29, 2012

    I received this e-book free in exchange for a review. I've never read a Zombie book before, so I'm excited to try something new. The Good: It's refreshing to read something from a zombie's point of view. I enjoyed the humor Mr. Herfst threaded in, complimented the story keeping it from being too dark. The Bad: I came across several mistakes, mainly minor typos. The formatting was clunky. The accents threw me for a loop. I had to re-read those lines a few times before they made sense. I didn't like the "Clearly she was homeschooled, judging by her level of diction." line. You shouldn't judge people like that. I was home-schooled and my diction is above hers. Please don't try to stereotype like that. Thank you. Overall Impression: I enjoyed the majority of this book. Thanks for writing it,
  • Dream Journal on May 04, 2012

    I received this e-book in exchange for a review. The Good: Mr. Dewmer has a true gift for engaging the reader's emotions. I liked getting to see how Adam grew from a boy into a man. Nice touch. The Bad: I found several typos. Overall: It was a pleasure to read, one I shall enjoy again in the future. Thanks for writing such a heartwarming story and sharing it with us.
  • Mystic Hearts: Light of the Bonded Fates on May 04, 2012

    I received this e-book in exchange for a review. Once again Mr. Dewmer proves a master at engaging the reader's emotions. I think the plot is well thought out and has several unexpected twists. The worldbuilding is some of the best I've ever seen. It's clear he is an upcoming best seller. I'm honored to have been able to read his works, and will keep an eye out for his next literary works of art.
  • Soulstone (Immortalis # 4) on June 27, 2012

    I received this e-book as a prize in a giveaway. I am so glad I did! Once again Katie Salidas doesn't disappoint! She delivered a satisfying read full of excitement and adventure to her readers. I especially loved watching Alyssa in this one. I felt her emotions, I felt her driving need. I'm so glad all of her hard work paid off! There were several plot twists I never saw coming. Even the side characters gained my sympathy. Now that's the sign of a talented writer! I did find a few mistakes, but they didn't jar me too much.
  • Hunters' Assessment on Jan. 17, 2014

    A very quick and compelling read.It felt a bit rushed to me, but the characters were lively. Just wish I'd have seen a little more characterization. The plot was pretty good too.