Clarion West Alumni News for November 2014

The Halloween decorations are being put away as the first of Seattle’s traditional autumn windstorms has industriously stripped the leaves from the cottonwoods and vine maples. Gore-Tex and flannel winter attire is being brought out of storage, and everything is pumpkin-flavored—even things that probably shouldn’t taste like pumpkin. Clarion West is still hard at work…

Clarion West Winter One-Day Workshops now open for registration

Registration is now open for our two Winter One-Day Workshops: January 25, 2015 • Nancy Kress • From Scattered to Salable: Revising Your Manuscript You finished your novel or short story – congratulations! But actually, you have just begun; revision is what often make the difference between a rough story and a salable one. You…

Clarion West Winter One-Day Workshops

Clarion West is pleased to announce dates and instructors for its winter One-Day Workshops. Workshop descriptions and registration details will be posted when they are available. Mark your calendars now for two workshops this winter: January 25 Nancy Kress February 22 J. M. Sidorova Throughout the year, Clarion West invites acclaimed instructors to teach a six-hour class…

Potlatch 24: February 6, 7, and 8, 2015 in Seattle

Potlatch 24 February 6, 7, and 8, 2015 — Hotel Deca — Seattle, WA Potlatch is a small, literary speculative fiction convention where readers and writers meet on common ground. Their format, with a single track of programming, brings everyone together in a lively discussion that continues from one program to the next and goes…

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Clarion West Write-a-thon final results and special thanks

The final numbers are in for the Clarion West Write-a-thon: 263 participants, 338 sponsors, and $22,000 raised to support the Clarion West Writers Workshop! If you wrote or donated (or both), thank you so much! Your ongoing support makes the workshop possible. Clarion West is grateful for our engaged and resourceful community. Special thanks go…

Clarion West Fall 2014 One-Day Workshops

Clarion West is holding three One-Day Workshops this fall. These intensive single day workshops contain many of the elements of our Six-Week Workshop, such as instructor-facilitated group critique, and discussions about technique or professional concerns. They are available to anyone aged 18 or older for a $130 fee. Voice and Voices Sunday, October 5 Nisi…