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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.

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Flash Fiction: A Horrific Homage to the Seattle Kraken

Start the clock! Release the kraken! Let the hockey players sharpen their blades, let the audience stir restlessly and go one last time for popcorn and sodas and beer, glorious golden beer that tints the ice with its microbrewed haze. … Continue reading

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Where I’ll “Be” – Flights of Foundry 2021

Find information about the event here. Friday, April 16 6 PM Pacific time How to Put a Game in Your Fiction Moderator – Panelists are P.H. Lee, Erin Roberts, and Gregory Wilson Saturday, April 17, 9 AM Pacific time – … Continue reading

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Where I’ll “Be” – Norwescon 2021 Schedule

Thursday NWW Critique Session with Cat Rambo 8:00am – 12:00pm @ Zoom 1 Cat Rambo (M), Barth Anderson Friday Building Diverse Worlds in Sci-fi and Fantasy 11:00am – 12:00pm @ Maxis Cat Rambo (M), Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Jacqueline Carey, Curtis … Continue reading

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Writers and Guilt

Writers are so good at beating themselves up for all sorts of reasons, some valid, some not so much. Here’s some encouragement for dealing with writerly quilt.

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Pantsing, the Flow State, and Trusting Yourself as a Writer

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Classes That Are Coming Up Soon

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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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