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Episode Info: Most working writers agree that there is one quality above all needed to make it in the business: persistence. The Mad Writers invited the legendary Cat Rambo over to talk persistence and writing. From her days at Johns Hopkins through to keeping up writing a short story a week after Clarion West and all the way to her days working in SFWA. Cat Rambo is a writer, teacher, SFWA president and previously secretary. Generous in her encouragement of new writers and brilliant in her turn of prose, she can be found at catrambo.com Recommended reading: Cat's recommendation: Lovecraft Country: A Novel by Matt Ruff Tim's recommendation: Definitely Maybe (Neversink) by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky Jay's recommendation: The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building by David J Peterson Nina's recommendation: Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye Please support Mad Writers Union by reviewing it on iTunes or Stitcher! You can subscribe to this show on iTunes or via RSS. Intro and outro music comes from “Cephalopod” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com); licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0Read more »

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