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Upcoming Online Classes

All times are Pacific Time (if you’re not sure how that matches with your time zone, here’s a resource). Unless otherwise marked, cost is $119; $89 for Patreon supporters and former students (this includes workshops at conferences and conventions). Patreon supporters can also get videos for past classes for $40 per video; otherwise the cost for video-only is $50.

  • Replying to Other Stories with Cat Rambo, February 4, 12:30-2:30 PM Eastern Time
  • Generation Upon Generation: Writing Families with Cat Rambo, February 4, 4-6 PM Eastern Time
  • Project Management for Creatives with Jennifer Brozek, February 11, 12:30-2:30 PM Eastern time
  • The Art of the Book Review with Rosemary Claire Smith, February 18, 4-6 PM Eastern
  • Beats, Chapters and Scenes: Ins and Outs of Story Units with Cat Rambo, February 25, 12:30-2:30 PM Eastern time
  • Dial Up Your Dialogue with Cat Rambo, March 3, 12:30-2:30 PM Eastern time
  • Rewriting and Editing Short Stories with Cat Rambo, March 3, 4-6 PM Eastern time
  • Money Management for Creatives with Jennifer Brozek, March 10, 12:30-2:30 PM Eastern time

  • To register for a class, send e-mail with the following details:

    • Which class or classes and the dates.
    • Whether you would prefer to pay via Paypal, Venmo, check, or some other means.
    • Please identify yourself if you are a returning student or support Cat on Patreon to qualify for the special rate.

    You should receive confirmation of your registration within 48 hours.

    Live classes are taught online and require a reliable Internet connection, although in the past participants have logged on from coffee shops, cafes, and even an airplane. A webcam is suggested but not required. A recording of the class is provided afterward; it is okay to register for a class just to get the recording, but please indicate that’s what you want to do.

    Free scholarships: If you cannot afford a class but really want to take one, apply for a Plunkett Scholarship. Each class has three slots reserved for such students, and the sole criteria is that you can’t currently afford the class but would like to take it. To apply, mail me with your name, the class name/date, and a brief statement about why you want to take the class. QUILTBAG and PoC candidates are especially encouraged to apply. The Plunkett Scholarships are named for Edward Plunkett, who wrote as Lord Dunsany. Scholarship recipients will be notified the week before the class.

    Cartoon of Cat Rambo

    Done at PenguinCon, but alas I don’t have the name of the artist!

    Note from Rambo Academy founder Cat Rambo: I’ve been teaching writing for over three decades now. Over ten years ago, I started working with what would become the Rambo Academy for Wayward Writers. Since then literally hundreds of students from across the globe have come through my classes; many are out there publishing away and I’m cheering every time I see one on a table of contents or on an award ballot. If you’ve got questions about the classes, please don’t hesitate to mail me with them. Here’s some testimonials for a few past ones.