Clarion West Write-a-thon progress

Sponsor me for the Clarion West Write-a-thon Sometimes, it takes a very long time for me to figure out what a story is about. I started writing "Ghost-Apples" last year. The first draft came out easily, which was fortunate because I needed something...

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The Clarion West Write-a-thon

It’s summer, which means it’s Clarion West Write-a-thon season!  I’m doing the Write-a-thon again this year to support the workshop and the new writers who go through the program. This year, I’m working on a story rewrite for the Write-a-thon. ...

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the eve of summer

First things first: my story "This Wanderer, in the Dark of the Year" is up at Clarkesworld! Your native environment, Annelise always says. Your biome is war. The words had been fond at first, then less fond, as she realized...

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Clarion West Write-a-thon: wrapping up

In a lot of ways, this year was a shakedown cruise for me in my new role running communications for Clarion West. I took on a lot and saw it all through, with help from our staff and many...

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Clarion West Write-a-thon Week 4 progress report

Sometimes, things happen during first drafts. Last week, one of those things happened.  I was about 4000 words into the draft of Rise of Grace, and it was getting harder and harder to write. Often, when that happens, it turns...

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