FAQ: Why do donors need to register for the write-a-thon?

There have been some recent comments made in regard to registration being required to donate to specific writers. We ask sponsors to establish an account so we can run the Write-a-Thon with fewer volunteers.  When sponsors fill out the registration form, it allows us to properly credit their donation to the individual writer and to…… Continue reading FAQ: Why do donors need to register for the write-a-thon?

Writer’s Craft # 125 – A whole new villain

Anne E. Johnson celebrates the release of Blue Diamond Delivery, sequel to her humorous, noir-inspired science fiction novel Green Light Delivery from Candlemark & Gleam Publishing. She writes speculative and historical fiction for adults and children, and has had over thirty short stories published in The Future Fire, Shelter of Daylight, Drunk Monkeys, and elsewhere.…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft # 125 – A whole new villain

Interview: Marie Vibbert, from Write-a-thon to Clarion 2013

Still on the fence about the 2013 Write-a-thon? Read this interview with Marie Vibbert, one of our top ten Write-a-thon writers in 2012, who after her Write-a-thon experience applied to the Workshop and is in our 2013 class: Clarion “seemed a wonderful, magical thing.  I’d have given anything to go, but … it always seemed out…… Continue reading Interview: Marie Vibbert, from Write-a-thon to Clarion 2013

Writer’s Craft # 124 – The Need For Speed

Kristene is a former professional stunt performer for film and television (as Kristene Kenward) and self-described ‘fishing goddess’. Pathologically nomadic, she has lived in Japan, Costa Rica, the Cook Islands, and a very tiny key in the Bahamas, just to name a few. Her stories have appeared in Denizens of Darkness, Canadian Storyteller Magazine, The…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft # 124 – The Need For Speed

Open for registration – The 2013 Clarion Write-a-thon

Writers, it’s time to sharpen your pencils, refill your fountain pens, or warm up those keyboards. Join hundreds of other writers around the globe for our annual Clarion write-a-thon, now open for registration. What is a write-a-thon? Like a walk-a-thon, except for writing! Participants can be pledged by the word, chapter, or story. Finish that…… Continue reading Open for registration – The 2013 Clarion Write-a-thon

Writer’s Craft #123 – Reviews and Drawing the Line

Barbara Galler-Smith lives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She’s an award winning author, a long-time member of Edmonton’s largest speculative fiction writers group, The Cult of Pain, and co-founder of a group designed for emerging speculative fiction writers called The Scruffies. She’s also a Fiction Editor for On Spec: The Canadian Magazine of the Fantastic. Along…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #123 – Reviews and Drawing the Line