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Cat Ellington

Biography

Cat Ellington is an American songwriter, casting director, poet, author, and entrepreneur from Chicago, IL. She is best known for her creative contributions to the diverse industries and fields of music, movies, art, and literature.

Cat Ellington's professional credits list a collection of nonfiction books, including the Reviews by Cat Ellington series, The Making of Dual Mania, More Imaginative Than Ordinary Speech, Memoirs in Gogyohka, and You Can Quote Me On That. In film and music, Ellington's credentials include her work on the psychological thriller, "Dual Mania," and its soundtrack--on which she wrote five original songs: "The Book of Us," "I'm Still in Love," "Something in Your Eyes," "Gett Out," and "I Do."

Outside of her professional element, the award-winning creative enjoys reading, listening to music, cooking, collecting vintage and modern charm bracelets, watching movies and classic TV shows, sailing, jet-skiing, playing tennis, and eating frozen yogurt -- lots of it.

Books by Cat Ellington

Strike a Prose - Book cover

Part of the Cat Ellington Literary Collection, Strike a Prose: A Framework of Memories and Commentaries in Poetry, features the books More Imaginative Than Ordinary Speech: The Poetry of Cat Ellington, and Memoirs in Gogyohka: A Book of Short Poems and Memoirs.

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Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 7 - Book cover

Pigmented in the hue of Golden Girl, Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 7 carries on the distinctive series of literary criticism with the next assemblage of reviews from the Cat Ellington Literary Collection. In this installment, Cat Ellington’s fervent love of creative writing shows through her comprehensive analyses of some of the best, and not so best, works of fiction and nonfiction in the prestigious field of literature ...

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Reviews by Cat Ellington: A Trilogy of Unique Critiques #2 - Book cover

Celebrating the third year of her compelling book series of the same name, Cat Ellington brings you Reviews by Cat Ellington: A Trilogy of Unique Critiques #2, a vastly entertaining collection of literary criticism featuring books 4 - 6 from the highly-rated progression. Consisting of (81) written examinations from the Cat Ellington Literary Collection.

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The Five-Star Review - Book cover

Quill Pen Ink Publishing presents The Five-Star Review: A Collection of Cat Ellington’s Top-Rated Book Reviews from 1981-2021. Spanning 40 years of Cat Ellington’s work as a critic of literature, the reference features an alphabetized list highlighting all of her five-star reviews composed throughout that time.

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Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 6 - Book cover

Dipped in an intense hue of neon green, Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 6 continues the journey through the analytical world of literary criticism with the next collection of critiques. Swimming in a stream of thrills, chills, crime, drama, and suspense, the 6th installment features Cat Ellington's comprehensive take on a variety of fictional tales that usher in the next generation of literature, including Day of the Tiger by Dallas Gorham, The Apollyon Game by Clive Reznor ...

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Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 5 - Book cover

Painted in a rich hue of ultraviolet blue, Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 5 continues the journey through the analytical world of literary criticism with the next collection of engrossing examinations that either ooh, aah, or grimace their way through the vast realm of literary fiction. In the fifth installment of the original series, Cat Ellington presents her trademarked style of interpretative criticism in a diverse set of fictional compositions ...

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Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 4 - Book cover

The latest successor in the Reviews by Cat Ellington series, Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 4 takes center stage to cover the years of 2014-2017 in a more comprehensive layout. As the effort excitedly shows off the evolution of its uniquely distinctive authorship in the art of literary criticism, Cat Ellington evaluates her way through the fourth installment of the fascinating progression with a hearty helping of examinations that both speak to and entice the reader ...

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You Can Quote Me On That - Book cover

From the author of Reviews by Cat Ellington, More Imaginative Than Ordinary Speech, and Memoirs in Gogyohka comes a uniquely waggish narrative that despite being unlike its literary forerunners, still serves to be just as enlightening. Introducing You Can Quote Me On That: A Collection of Quotes by Cat Ellington, a fun-filled assemblage of recitations spoken by the woman herself.

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Memoirs in Gogyohka - Book cover

Hot on the heels of More Imaginative Than Ordinary Speech: The Poetry of Cat Ellington comes a riveting and remarkably uplifting compilation of free verse that was erected to witness the uncommon life of its distinctive authorship in the captivating art of Gogyohka poetry. Introducing Memoirs in Gogyohka, an alluring, albeit double-edged, biographical account inspired by the diaries of Cat Ellington.

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Non Fiction > Memoir
Reviews by Cat Ellington: A Trilogy of Unique Critiques #1 - Book cover

Commemorating the one year anniversary of her fascinating book series of the same name, Cat Ellington presents Reviews by Cat Ellington: A Trilogy of Unique Critiques #1, a vastly entertaining collection of literary criticism featuring the first three volumes that laid the foundation for it all. Comprised of (130) written examinations from the Cat Ellington Literary Collection.

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More Imaginative Than Ordinary Speech: The Poetry of Cat Ellington - Book cover

From the author of Reviews by Cat Ellington comes a gracefully adorned compilation of eccentric beauty and elegant prose flowing with milky fluidity and honey-sweet intellectuality. Presenting More Imaginative Than Ordinary Speech: The Poetry of Cat Ellington, a mystifying collection of poetic productions that glide over multiple genres and wrap themselves around a variety of topics, including racism in America, spiritual warfare, same-sex relationships, delusional disorder, social networking, and much more.

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Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 3 - Book cover

The journey through the analytical world of literary criticism continues with this, the third installment in the progressive Reviews by Cat Ellington book series. Following in the footsteps of its one of a kind predecessors, Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 1 and Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 2, Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 3 marks the beginning of Cat Ellington’s foray into the brand new world of digital literature.

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Reviews by Cat Ellington - The Complete Anthology - Book cover

REVIEWS by CAT ELLINGTON: THE COMPLETE ANTHOLOGY, BOOKS 1 & 2 are now available together in THE COMPLETE ANTHOLOGY LIMITED EDITION HOLIDAY GIFT SET, 2018! Loaded with jollification, this digital stocking stuffer highlights the first 100 reviews from the anthology spanning over 30 years, including Hollywood Wives by Jackie Collins, The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson, Rum Punch by Elmore Leonard, Red Dragon by Thomas Harris, The Highwaymen by Ken Auletta, ... and many, many more!

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Reviews by Cat Ellington Vol. 2 - Book cover

Succeeding her debut effort Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 1, the adroit wordsmith continues her journey through the analytical world of literary criticism with the second installment in the ongoing series, appropriately titled Reviews by Cat Ellington: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 2. Covering the years from 1996 through 2010, Ellington presents (50) insightful, articulate, witty, and sometimes amazingly humorous literary examinations that kick, push, and shove their way through the psyche from beginning to end.

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Reviews by Cat Ellington Vol. 1 - Book cover

Reviews by Cat Ellington are now available in a progressive book series! Accessible exclusively through The Complete Anthology succession, Vol. 1 features a collection of the first (50) literary examinations (compiled from 1979 - 1996) that were penned by the distinctive author and public figure during the earlier years of coming into her own as a hobbyist critic of literature prose.

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The Making of Dual Mania - Book cover

Inspired by the feature film produced, written, and directed by Chicago filmmaker, Joseph Strickland, The Making of Dual Mania: Filmmaking Chicago Style is a boldly personal account of what it takes to create, produce, and direct an independent feature film in current times. The nonfiction narrative takes the reader through the sometimes hilarious, frustrating, and bewildering film production process with the fiercely creative Strickland, along with co-authors B.J. Patterson and Cat Ellington ...

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