Author Archives: Cat Rambo

About Cat Rambo

I am a science fiction and fantasy writer and editor. My three collections of short stories are THE SURGEON'S TALE AND OTHER STORIES (with Jeff VanderMeer), EYES LIKE SKY AND COAL AND MOONLIGHT, and NEAR + FAR (forthcoming this September).

Round-up of Awards Posts by F&SF Writers, Editors, and Publishers for 2021

It’s that time again! Once again I have created this post for consolidating fantasy and science fiction award eligibility round-ups. If you are an F&SF writer, editor, podcast, or publisher working in comics, fiction or games, I hope you’ll let … Continue reading

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2021 Publications, Appearances, and Other Notable Things

It’s been a great year. Here’s some highlights. I have tried to identify what length and genre everything is, as well as where you can get it. The podcast I work with, IF THIS GOES ON (Don’t Panic), is eligible … Continue reading

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Upcoming Launch Events for You Sexy Thing

Only a few more days until the book launch and I am super stoked. This Sunday is my birthday and we’re going out for a special festive dinner, and then I launch into a week of frenzied activity in which … Continue reading

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New On-Demand Class! Writing Non-Romantic Relationships

Now that I finally turned in DEVIL’S GUN, I had the time to finish pulling together another on-demand class, this time a version of my Different Kinds of Love: Writing Non-Romantic Relationships workshop. It expanded in the making, and I … Continue reading

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Less Than a Month to You Sexy Thing’s Arrival!

I’m counting down the days till YOU SEXY THING comes out. It’s not my first published novel, but it’s my first one with a major publisher, Tor Macmillan, and it’s a book that I have enjoyed writing SO much! I … Continue reading

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Video: Using the Word Frequency Count Feature in Scrivener for Editing

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Kickstarter Interviews: Andrija Popovic, Juliet Kemp,

I did a number of interviews on my YouTube channel to promote a Kickstarter I’m part of, a trio of theme anthologies from Zombies Need Brains. Here they are, collected. Cat interviews Andrija Popovic about his contribution to upcoming book, … Continue reading

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Patreon / Zoom Event Schedule Changes

As I mentioned in the previous post, I’m doing some rejiggering of my schedule. Here’s how that will affect things for Patreon patrons. If you’d like to support me on Patreon, follow this link. Zoom events: I will continue to … Continue reading

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What’s Happening with the Story and Advanced Workshops

I announced before I left for Launch Pad that I’d be teaching a couple of sections of my short story workshop but then I was not great about publicizing and didn’t get a wealth of sign-ups, so I’m shifting the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Ellie Coverdale on Top Tips for Writing Better LGBT Characters

As a writer, it’s normal to want to share stories about the diverse and interesting world around you. That can be difficult if you have to write a character with a completely different background and life experience than you. The important thing is to stay away from writing a stereotype or a character that’s unbelievable. To help you, this article will share five helpful suggestions to create excellent and multi-layered LGBT characters.
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