News from the Rambo Academy for Wayward Writers

Serving Up Speculative Fiction Tools and Tips for a Decade

Twitter Basics for Creatives

Some basic thoughts on using Twitter both personally and for promotion as a writer. If you're curious about how I use social media and my website for promoting books and classes, please subscribe to my newsletter and follow me on here!

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Live Classes Coming Up

Systems of Magic: How to Use Your Magic to Enrich Your Worldbuilding with Cat Rambo, Saturday, February 27, 2021, 9:30-11:30 AM Pacific Time. Witches Are People Too: Writing Well-Rounded Pagans and Spellcrafters with Evan J. Peterson, Saturday, February 27, 2021, 1:00-3:00 PM Pacific...

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What's Coming Up for February 13 & 14, 2021

There will be a special chill and chat event for people who take this weekend's classes, 4-5 PM Sunday, Pacific Time.

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Video on Mentors and Mentoring

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Here's What's Coming Up in Live Classes

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Cyber Monday Deal!

Cyber Monday Coolness Are you done with NaNoWriMo and wondering where to go next?...

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mash it up, an excerpt from my class on how to write retellings

This originally appeared on Rachel's blog here. Explicitly or subtly, writers are always building on the stories that came before us. For a couple of years now, I’ve been teaching a class on retellings at Cat Rambo’s Academy. It’s always a good time to see what people come up with. Here’s an...

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What's Coming Up in 2019

This originally appeared on Cat's blog here. I started my little online writing school, the Rambo Academy for Wayward Writers, with the launch of Google Hangouts, which enabled me to host classes for people across the globe. Since then, Hangouts has declined, but the school continues strong,...

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Some Useful Recent Links For October 5, 2018

Some recent links of interest: Here's 11 science fiction and fantasy writers with advice for aspiring authors in a piece on Bustle.com. Rambo Academy instructor Fran Wilde has a new Gemworld story out. New science fiction market, open through 12/1, looking for stories with science and...

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Live Classes and the Overall List

Most of my weekend went into working on this page and setting up the next round of classes. I'm hoping to nail down two more by the end of the day so I can mail out the newsletter tomorrow, but here's some details. Cassandra Khaw has confirmed she will teach the food writing class (May 12)...

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