Due to a pregnancy and other big life changes this year, I’ve called in a fellow Clarion grad and experienced blogmaster, Adam Israel (’10), to step up and serve as the blog’s administrator for the time being. For now he is going to serve as the blog’s sole administrator; in time we may co-administrate to…… Continue reading Welcome Adam!
The 2011 Write-a-Thon has concluded, and though I hadn’t given up, the logical part of my brain did not think we would make our $15,000 goal this year. That would have required raising $4,200 in a week from an audience that we felt sure was more than saturated with our pleas for donations. Color me…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, GREAT NEWS!
As you can see from our progress chart at right, Clarion now has one week to raise $4,200. Most of you who are reading this have given all you can in these difficult times, and we would not ask more of you. But there is one final way that you can help Clarion: share this…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 6
This month’s guest author is Jim Butcher, author of the bestselling Dresden Files series. He was kind enough to take some time to answer questions for our readers about his successes, setbacks, and writing processes. Your latest novel Ghost Story comes out today, and people are a little desperate to find out what’s next for…… Continue reading Interview with Jim Butcher, author of The Dresden Files
Hello, friends of Clarion! With just two weeks left of the Write-a-Thon, we have raised nearly $9,100 of our $15,000 goal. This week’s top ten fundraisers: Ferrett Steinmetz Victoria Griesdoorn Kari Maaren Amelia Bruce Liz Argall Curtis Chen Kelly Lagor Keffy Kehrli Nathan McDaniel Dallas Taylor Week 5 Fundraising Challenge Did you know that a total of $300…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 5
Hello, friends of Clarion! We are now at the halfway point of the Write-a-Thon, and we are halfway to our goal. While it may sound like we’re on track, the overall picture is a bit less rosy, as donations have slowed down considerably. Our writers brought in a total of around $1,000 last week, and…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 4
Hello, friends of Clarion! As we begin Week 3 of the 2011 Write-a-Thon, everyone at Clarion is very impressed with the enthusiasm that our participating writers have shown right out of the starting gate. The good news is that we are already nearly halfway to our $15,000 goal! On the other hand, donations have slowed…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 3