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Author Interview: Cat Rambo

Photos from the World Fantasy Convention 2011 in San Diego, CA

Today I am interviewing Cat Rambo, author of the new fantasy novel, Carpe Glitter.

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DJ: Hi Cat! Thanks for agreeing to do this interview! 

What is Carpe Glitter about?

Cat: Carpe Glitter is about a woman who, while clearing out the detritus left by her hoarder stage magician grandmother, finds a magical artifact that has drastically affected her family’s history.

DJ: What were some of your influences for Carpe Glitter

Cat: The story grew out of the title, which was a play on the Latin phrase, “carpe diem,” or seize the day. I made Gloria Aim a stage magician, because I love the glitter and theatrics of stage magic, and I also used the story as a way to explore female lineage and mentorship.

DJ: Could you briefly tell us a little about your main characters? Do they have any cool quirks or habits, or any reason why readers with sympathize with them? 

Cat: Persephone Aim is determined to be neither like her mother or her grandmother, but she’s been a pawn between them in their ongoing battle all her life. In cleaning out her grandmother’s belongings, packed into three Las Vegas houses, she finds out unexpected things that shed new light on that battle. Continue reading

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