Clarion Write-a-thon Team Report: Week 1

This week’s slightly belated compilation of reports from five of the write-a-thon teams: Jim Shea, reporting in from The League of Argyle Socks: We’ve finished Week 1, and those reporting in from the League of Argyle Socks are moving along. Greg Frost (Clarion alum, teacher and all-round swell guy) reports that he’s “revising a novel…… Continue reading Clarion Write-a-thon Team Report: Week 1

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