Monthly Archives: February 2021

Opinion: When Writers Punch – Up, Down, or Sideways

This is, I hope, my final followup to earlier pieces on reactions to Jason Sanford’s post identifying hate-speech and similar posts in a specific forum of Baen’s Bar, Politics, and the subsequent DisCon action in removing Baen’s leader, Toni Weisskopf, … Continue reading

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Rambo Academy Campus Calendar for March 2021

Zoom links will be available on Patreon, pinned in #localannouncements on the Discord server, and available via the !calendar command on Discord. How do you get access to these events? Details are here, but basically you can subscribe through Patreon … Continue reading

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Video: Twitter Basics for Creatives

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What’s Coming Up In Early March, 2021

Here’s what classes are coming up for the Rambo Academy in the next couple of weeks. Systems of Magic: How to Use Your Magic to Enrich Your Worldbuilding with Cat Rambo, Saturday, February 27, 2021, 9:30-11:30 AM Pacific Time. Witches … Continue reading

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Opinion: More Fuel for the Recent Baenfire

In the couple of days since I first spoke about the furor evoked by Jason Sanford’s criticism of a specific subforum of Baen’s Bar, the discussion boards sponsored by Baen Books, for encouraging armed insurrection and white supremacy, a good … Continue reading

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Opinion: On Baen Books, Moderating Discussion Boards, & Political Expression

A few days ago writer Jason Sanford published an investigative report into what was happening on the discussion boards known as “Baen’s Bar,” run by the fantasy and science fiction publisher Baen Books, specifically in its Politics group, where people were supporting in support of the Jan 16 coup attempt and suggesting ways it could be better organized and executed. Baen, as well as some authors, replied. Others replied to them. Now I’m weighing in too.
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What’s Coming Up: Valentine Day Events

Class: Different Kinds of Love: Writing Relationships that Aren’t Romantic Next class date: Saturday, February 13, 2021, 9:30-11:30 AM Pacific Time. Instructor: Cat Rambo There are plenty of loves that aren’t romantic in nature, ties of friendship or family. What … Continue reading

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