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Rachel’s Blog

a cyberpunk blog by the author of The Glitch Logs

2018 Reflections and Award Eligibility

Award season is upon us! It's an exciting time as writers come out of the woodwork at the end of the year to list their completed works for consideration, and celebrate everything they accomplished. It’s also a time to reflect on everything that’s happened this year,...

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Data Point of One: Three Lessons Three Years In

Data Point of One: Three Lessons Three Years In

Today, Facebook reminded me that it’s been exactly three years since I quit my old cubicle job and started a new chapter of my life. It was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. In no particular order, three things I’ve learned in those three years: 1. Change...

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The State of Cyberpunk – Adam Myhr

The State of Cyberpunk – Adam Myhr

This post is part of the State of Cyberpunk blog series. Adam Myhr can’t recall if it was the book Neuromancer by William Gibson or the video game by the same name that first introduced to him to cyberpunk. Either way, it was Shadowrun that ultimately sealed the deal...

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The State of Cyberpunk – Kira Magrann

The State of Cyberpunk – Kira Magrann

Films and television shows like Max Headroom, Aeon Flux, and Blade Runner were game-designer Kira Magrann’s first introduction to cyberpunk. She loved the aesthetic of the cyberpunk - the tall, brooding buildings, the glow of neon, and the slow moving shots. She also...

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The State of Cyberpunk – Garrett Calcaterra

The State of Cyberpunk – Garrett Calcaterra

This post is part of the State of Cyberpunk series. I met Garrett Calcaterra at Fog Con, a writer’s convention he was paneling at and where I was working a table in the vendor’s hall. He’d just gotten out of the panel, but he graciously agreed to do an on-the-spot...

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But Also, Fight Me: Art in LA

But Also, Fight Me: Art in LA

LA, my cyberpunk city. I’ve started ‘fessing up to where I live when I travel to conventions. The result is usually the same: people say “Oh,” give me an appraising look like they’re trying to decide if they can get away with what they’re about to say, and then...

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The State of Cyberpunk – Matthew Cox

The State of Cyberpunk – Matthew Cox

This post is part of the State of Cyberpunk series. Matthew Cox was twelve when he first discovered William Gibson’s Neuromancer and immediately fell in love with the genre’s vivid imagery and iconic aesthetic. The integration of biology with technology fascinated him...

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The State of Cyberpunk – Brian Woodruff

The State of Cyberpunk – Brian Woodruff

This blog post is part of the State of Cyberpunk series. The striking visuals and digital landscapes of cyberspace were what first drew Brian Woodruff to the genre of cyberpunk, through such works as William Gibson's Neuromancer and Count Zero, as well as the writings...

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The State of Cyberpunk – Fraser Simons

The State of Cyberpunk – Fraser Simons

This blog post is part of the State of Cyberpunk series. Fraser Simons has read more cyberpunk than anyone I have ever met or interviewed to date. His introduction to the genre was Richard Morgan’s Altered Carbon, which has also been made into a popular Netflix show....

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About the Author

About the Author

Living on the outskirts of Los Angeles, California for over a decade turned one-time fantasy writer Rachel Beck into an author of the cyberpunk series The Glitch Logs. When not hammering out new stories by the light of a dying laptop, she also enjoys gaming, tabletop RPGs, and escaping the cyber dystopia to enjoy nature. Rachel is also the author of stand-alone fantasy novel Sommnium, The Dark Menagerie storied-jewelry series, and co-creator of The Dracula Files.
About the Author

About the Author

Living on the outskirts of Los Angeles, California for over a decade turned one-time fantasy writer Rachel Beck into an author of the cyberpunk series The Glitch Logs. When not hammering out new stories by the light of a dying laptop, she also enjoys gaming, tabletop RPGs, and escaping the cyber dystopia to enjoy nature. Rachel is also the author of stand-alone fantasy novel Sommnium, The Dark Menagerie storied-jewelry series, and co-creator of The Dracula Files.

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