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You Should Read This: The Birthday Problem by Caren Gussoff

Ever wondered what it would be like to wander through plague-ridden Seattle in the future? This book’s a good approximation.[/caption]In the interest of full disclosure, I will say that Caren’s a close friend. But beyond that The Birthday Problem is terrific SF, and a great example of interweaving narratives that is a) highly enjoyable to read and b) highly instructive to take a look at.
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Cat’s Norwescon 37 Schedule

Here’s where I’ll be. If you’re a SFWA member, you’ll also see me at the Saturday morning meeting. Geek, Geek, Don’t Tell Me! Fri 4:00pm-5:00pm Evergreen 3&4 If you enjoy NPR’s weekly quiz show “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” you’ll … Continue reading

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Teaser From Another Unfinished Steampunk Story

I’ve been writing a lot in a steampunk world lately; this is the fourth story set in this world. The passengers are headed to Seattle, but a version much grimier and war-ridden than our own. The Civil War is three years over; another war, over a substance called phlogiston, has arisen.
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A Smorgasbord of Speculative Fiction: August 16, 2013, 8 pm, at the Wayward Coffeehouse

On August 16, 2013, at 8 p.m., Seattle’s Wayward Coffeehouse (6417 N. Roosevelt WAY NE, #104, Seattle, WA) will host a reading of four of the area’s notable speculative fiction writers. Ted Kosmatka, J.M. Sidorova, Django Wexler, and Cat Rambo will read from new and forthcoming work.
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Online Classes for Summer, 2012

It’s a busy summer – highlights include working with Clarion West this summer as well as ArmadilloCon in July, GearCon in August, and WorldCon (along with the release of Near+Far at WorldCon). I’m not scheduling any classes for August in order to be able to focus on the release. Upcoming classes include: a Saturday session of writing F&SF (only a few slots left open there), Editing Basics (about half full at the moment), a Flash workshop (brand new, so it’s wide open for registration) and an online version of the literary techniques in speculative fiction class.
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May Stats

May stats, including words written, submissions sent, and classes taught. Continue reading

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Notes from the Supernatural Seattle Panel, Norwescon 34

Notes from the Supernatural Seattle panel, Norwescon 34, April 28, 2011. Participants K.C. Ball, Julie McGalliard, John Pitts, Cat Rambo, Kat RIchardson. Questions discussed include What makes Seattle particularly well suited to writing speculative fiction set in it?, What landmarks of Seattle lend themselves to spec-fic writing?, and What works other than your own are set in Seattle? Continue reading

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Recent News

I’m listening to Lady Gaga’s Alejandro and pondering a foray through World of Warcraft with Brightweed the Tauren warrior, who is only a bubble away from leveling, but first I thought I’d catch up with recent news. “Close Your Eyes” will appear in the February issue of Apex Magazine, “Karaluvian Fale” in Giganotasaurus, and “Long Enough and Just So Long” in Lightspeed. Continue reading

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