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About Cat

Cat Rambo lives, writes, and teaches by the shores of an eagle-haunted lake in the Pacific Northwest. Her 200+ fiction publications include stories in Asimov's, Clarkesworld Magazine, and the magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Her story, "Five Ways to Fall in Love on Planet Porcelain," from her collection Near + Far (Hydra House Books), was a 2012 Nebula nominee. Her editorship of Fantasy Magazine earned her a World Fantasy Award nomination in 2012. She is the current President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). She is currently working on Exiles of Tabat, the third book of the Tabat Quartet. A new story collection, Neither Here Nor There, appears from Hydra House this fall.

Video: Interview with Yaroslav Barsukov

Here’s an interview with Russian speculative fiction writer Yaroslav Barsukov, the first installment of whose novella, “Tower of Mist and Straw” appeared in the September issue of Metaphorosis Magazine: We had a delightful time discussing the genesis of his novella, … Continue reading

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Anthology Call: The Reinvented Heart

Science fiction often thinks about the technology and science without considering the ways social structures will change as tech changes — or not. What will relationships look like in the future when we have complications like clones, uploaded intelligences, artificial … Continue reading

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Video: Flash Fiction Story “Counting”

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Guest Post: Daniel Pinkwater on How He Exercises His Profession

I don’t know about other writers. For one thing, I’ve never been another writer. For another, although I’ve observed practically all the interviews, or as in this case requested from writers, are about how the writing is done, creative tricks, recipes and such. I can’t listen to, view, or read that stuff…not that it isn’t full of useful information, just that my attention wanders, or I fall asleep. So, the nice guy who works for the publisher and arranges this kind of thing told me it would be a good idea if I wrote something about writing. And I just told you that I really don’t know anything about how other writers do it.
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Video: New Classes Coming Up for the Rambo Academy

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Rambo Academy Campus Calendar for September

All times are Pacific. (Here is a time zone resource.) Campus events are open to Chez Rambo Discord server members; join us by supporting Cat on Patreon in order to access the server and get class discounts and other freebies. … Continue reading

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Video: Principles for Pantsers

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Video Interview with Robert Jeschonek about Space: 1975

Cat talks to Robert Jeschonek about his new Kickstarter. Space: 1975.
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Treating Myself

Things keep moving along well and I thought I’d check in. My reward for winning a Nebula is that I’m using part of teaching plus Storybundle money to upgrade my workspace. I just put in the order for a fancy … Continue reading

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Chez Rambo July Reading/Gaming/Watching

I have been remiss about blogging, and I thought I’d like to share some of the stuff I’ve enjoyed lately. I do want to start by pointing out there’s just a couple days left on a Storybundle that includes my … Continue reading

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