99 Erics: a Kat Cataclysm faux novel

99 Erics: a Kat Cataclysm faux novel

by Julia Serano
99 Erics: a Kat Cataclysm faux novel

99 Erics: a Kat Cataclysm faux novel

by Julia Serano


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Kat Cataclysm is an ethically non-monogamous bisexual woman and absurdist short fiction writer who embarks upon writing a book called 99 Erics, chronicling her experiences dating ninety-nine different people named Eric. The book is largely comprised of humorous anecdotes from Kat’s dates with various Erics; satirical takes on relationships, sexual conventions, language, the writing process, book publishing, online media, and tech culture; and Kat’s smart yet silly digressions on a variety of topics, including the distorted nature of memories, hipsters, sex toys, sabermetrics, YA dystopian fiction, trendy restaurants, Freudian slips, banana slug mating practices, lucid dreaming, agnosticism, the internet of things, and Prince lyrics, to name but a few. These more fanciful passages are seamlessly interwoven with more serious and mundane matters, such as navigating the world as a woman and sexual minority, being an outcast who doesn’t really fit in, struggling to make ends meet, and reconciling one’s past with the present. The end result is a fun and fast read that tackles meaty subjects and contemporary issues along the way.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780996881043
Publisher: Switch Hitter Press
Publication date: 02/18/2020
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

1. Eric Number One

2. Materials and Methods

3. Lady Parts

4. Bomb

5. Patronizing

6. Benevolent Dictator

7. My Very First Blog Post

8. Why the Internet Is Like the Worst Thing Ever

9. Like

10. Publishers Clearing House

11. Laypeople

12. Fan Fiction

13. Socially Constructed Ice Cream

14. Children of the Corndog

15. Easter Eggs

16. Posers

17. Ethical Slut vs. Confused Slut

18. I’ve Misplaced Chekhov’s Gun

19. Shopping Carts, Part One

20. Content

21. Punching Versus Sprucing

22. Banana Slug of a Different Color

23. For All Intents and Purposes

24. Shopping Carts, Part Two

25. Writing About Sex Is Like Praying About Agnosticism

26. Ménage à Trois

27. Gut Feelings

28. Law of Averages

29. By Her Bootstraps

30. Origin Story

31. Good Grief

32. Book Cover

33. The One & Only Writing Tip You Will Ever Need

34. Textbook Answers

35. Freudian Slip

36. Worst Eric Ever

37. Emotionally Labored

38. Bad Actor

39. Days of Future Passed

40. Great Expectations

41. Technologically Sound

42. Trombone Lessons

43. Home Base

44. And the Rest

45. Stet

46. Book Tour

47. Dénouement

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