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On Eating Frog Legs and White Asparagus by Jennifer Brozek

Imagine this. You are nine or ten or eleven years old. In your “tweens” as the hip kids call it. Or is that “cool”? You have moved to a foreign country “overseas” because your father was stationed there and you … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Cake is a Truth by Clara Ward

Note from Cat: I’m so pleased to see Be The Sea out in print. I read an early version and it’s a lovely book. Please pick it up or request it through your local library! A Yule log cake features … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Confessions of a Reluctant Writing Gamer by Janet K. Smith

Writing games. I avoided them for years because I was short on time, not ideas. Once I lifted my head from my page, I realized my focus was all wrong. This one-hour-a-week “game” held incredible lessons I couldn’t get anywhere … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Juliet Kemp On Writing as Play

I admit to being a sucker for the Ticky Box. Which is to say, I am perhaps excessively motivated by having Lists and Ticking Things Off Them. I like setting goals for myself, and I’m good at breaking those goals … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Liz Danforth on AI Art

Note: This originally appeared on Liz’s Patreon, which you can find here, and which I highly recommend. Scrying the Future The world will continue to argue the benefits, ethics, problems, and controversies about AI art and writing long past my … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Under-explored areas of writing: Speculative Fiction – Dystopian by Erin Carrougher

While I am a sucker for fairytales and magic, one area of writing that I persistently search for is dystopian not-so-distant futuristic novels. Something plausible, and terrifying, that engulfs the reader in the imaginative, but hope-it-won’t-happen world characters live in. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Real Life of Fiction with Keiko O’Leary

Whenever I ask the question “How shall I live?” I always look to literature for the answer. But this time the answer came in a dream. The dream took place in an auditorium, an old one, like the Century movie … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Pick up the Pride Storybundle

Pride StoryBundle 2022 is No Longer Available Betsy Miller, Thinking Ink Press Thanks, Cat, for having me as a guest on your blog. It’s great to have the opportunity to share the news. The Pride StoryBundle includes a wonderful variety … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Food and SF in Jewish Australia – Part 3 by Gillian Polack

Part Three The recipes in The Wizardry of Jewish Women are Jewish food, but not as most people know it. In the novel, two sisters (Judith and Belinda) are sent boxes that were stored in a garage for two generations. One box is full of culinary recipes from … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Food and SF in Jewish Australia – Part 2 by Gillian Polack

Part Two I have ten published novels. I’ll talk about just five today. Even five is too many, however, Judaism slips quietly into five, so I’m introducing five of my novels today. There are two novels I couldn’t write without being Jewish Australian. I’ll save those … Continue reading

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