• Pushy Women Number TEN! pw2017_devwebsite

    After nine gangbuster sellout shows all over Australia Pushy Women is back in 2017 to celebrate The Women’s Ride  with a sizzling line up of town bikes, lady riders, pedal pushers, lycra ladettes, fixie hipsters, BMX bandits, dykes on bykes, step through ladies women who don’t ride AT ALL.

    Sunday March 26

    Trades Hall Carlton

    Kitty Flanagan – comedian, television superstar and inspiration
    Rebecca Barnard – sInger, musician and Melbourne icon
    Myf Warhurst – Broadcaster, music nerd and lover of all things nice
    Lucy Perry – International keynote speaker, author, photographer and award-winning leader
    Tegan Higginbotham – comedian, occasional sports reporter, full time genius
    Amy Gray – Feminist, shit stirrer and columnist

    MORE PUSHY WOMEN CONFIRMED. Names released closer to the date.

    Last year it sold out! Book NOW! And join our Facebook Event here.



  • Three Day Writing Immersion QLD 2Q==-1

    Guess what Queensland! My very FIRST three day writing masterclass as part of The Planting at Woodfordia 

    Three full days April 25, 26 & 27

    Interested? Email me your address here and I’ll send you a programme.

    ‘By popular demand, we present Catherine’s first ever 3-day writing retreat. Want to write? Want to write more, better or in a different way? Got a memoir, novel, screenplay or blog in your back drawer? Need to get ‘unstuck’? Lost that loving feeling? Catherine Deveny’s going to stop you from being your own roadblock and get you out of the way of your writing. With humour and passion, she’ll explain the struggles all writers face and reveal how to overcome them. Expect a hilarious and invigorating creative enema to blow the cobwebs out of your head. And no one has to share their work unless they want to. You’ll get the tips, tricks, techniques and honest truths to get you writing whilst meeting fabulous people (obviously) and have a transformative experience (you’ll be at Woodfordia after all).’

    Cost $560 (limited places)


  • Use Your Words! My new book. 2Q==

    A Myth-Busting, No-Fear Approach To Writing.2Q==
    Want to write? Got a memoir, novel, screenplay or blog in your back drawer? Need to get ‘unstuck’? This is the magic pill you’ve been looking for.

    Read some lovely things about the book herehere, here and here, a fab piece about the launch and check out the launch photos and audio of the fabulous speeches.

    In Use Your Words writer and comedian Catherine Deveny reveals the secrets that have made her ‘Gunnas’ Writing Masterclasses sell-out successes around the country. With humour and passion, she explains the struggles all writers face and reveals how to overcome them.

    Whether you’re already published or just starting out, writing for others or purely for self-expression, Use Your Words has the tips, tricks, techniques and honest truths to get you writing. You’ll learn how creativity is like a vending machine, how writing is like a magnet and how not to die with your light inside you.

    You should come to a Gunnas Writing Masterclass, check out The Writer’s Mug and buy a Get Writing No EXCUSE Poster.

    Wait no longer – smash through procrastination and fear and get those words on the page.


    Buy the eBook:




    Praise for Use Your Words:

    ‘Everyone has a book in them. Before you write yours, however, read this. It’s brilliant. The world will thank you.’ —Clare Bowditch

    ‘Finally the truth about writing! Buy this book if you want to get the job done.’ —Chrissie Swan

    ‘An insightful, funny, honest how-to, go-do, firecracker-up-you bible for the emerging and established author alike. Buy it, read it, and WRITE.’ —Maxine Beneba Clarke

    ‘Catherine Deveny’s no-nonsense attitude and comedic genius make learning fun. If you’ve always wanted to write but never thought you could, banish those thoughts right now.’ —Clementine Ford

    ‘As practical and profane as the woman who wrote it.’ —Benjamin Law

    ‘The most readable book on writing ever written.’ —Dee Madigan