Six weeks. Infinite possibilities.

Let’s get started.

June 17 – July 28, 2018

New writers:

  • Write along with the Clarion West Six-Week Summer Workshop
  • Set your own goals
  • Track your progress
  • Meet fellow writers online and in person
  • Take part in a Clarion West summer tradition

Returning writers:


What is the Write-a-thon?

The Write-a-thon is Clarion West’s six-week-long annual online fundraiser. Participants set public writing goals on their personal Write-a-thon page, then work toward them. Friends and family can pledge donations in support. It’s like a walkathon, but with writing.

Interested? Join in here.

Or check out our FAQ.


Support the Write-a-thon

Sponsor a writer:  

Sponsor multiple writers:  

Support the Write-a-thon:  


Join the Write-a-thon community

(events held weekly)
Slack Twitter
(use the #writeathon hashtag)


Donations are accepted via PayPal, credit/debit, or check. Please mail checks to our offices at:

Clarion West
P.O. Box 31264
Seattle, WA 98103-1264

Clarion West is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization. Donations to Clarion West are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. You will receive a thank-you letter with every donation that may be used as a receipt for tax purposes. Our Federal EIN is 91-1352168.