Kate Gould

Biography

Kate Gould has worked as an editor, book critic, columnist, slush pile reader, writing competition judge, hotel critic, magazine editor, English teacher, and research assistant. She’s now commissioning editor and chief editorial consultanct at The Fine Line. She is the author of The Pocketbook of Prompts: 52 Ideas for a Story and the Perfect Word: The Fine Line Writing Course. Her book on flashers, Exposing Phallacy, is to be published by Zero Books and she is at work on another book about the other woman. She is also a Beethoven groupie and a rats, reading and writing devotee.

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Videos

How To Write Part One: Starting Out
Want to write? Here's how to begin.

How To Write Part Two: Seeking Inspiration
The muse in her classical guise is a myth. So where should you be looking for creative inspiration?

Birthing Aliens: The Movie
A story of things to do when all you're allowed to do is wear enormous knickers.

Books

Literary Lovers: The Seducer and Seduced
By Kate Gould
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: Essay
Sharp takes on classic texts and the passion that fuels the words.
The Pocketbook of Prompts: 52 Ideas for a Story
By Kate Gould
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: Nonfiction
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Ideas for stories are everywhere. They’re in archaeological digs, scientific hoaxes, fairy tales, peculiar laws, the lonely hearts, identity theft, and football matches. They’re hidden in snapshots of other lives, and in images glimpsed only for a moment. They’re in your own emotions: lust, envy, rage, love, a desire for life everlasting. They're in anything that sparks your imagination.
Even Birds Are Chained To The Sky and Other Tales: The Fine Line Short Story Collection
By Kate Gould
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: Fiction
Even Birds Are Chained To The Sky and Other Tales is a collection of the winning stories from The Fine Line Short Story Prize. They are the stories of many lives, captured in a few pages in all their complexity, beauty, serenity, struggle, longing and peculiarity. Some are tales of joy and others woe; some tell of destructive lust and others slow-blooming love.
The Perfect Word: The Fine Line Writing Course
By Kate Gould
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: Nonfiction
Based on Kate Gould’s experience as an editor, teacher, and critic, The Perfect Word is designed for writers of all levels and experience – from beginners and burgeoning talent to experienced and published writers. Dip into it if you’re in need of a jolt out of a writing rut or follow the structured lessons through each component of good writing.

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