Clarion West: Changing Your Schema

CW Class of 2011 with instructor Paul Park If you’ve read personal accounts of Clarion West or other residential writing workshops, you’ve probably heard one phrase mentioned over and over: “It changed my life.” But what does this mean?  Some writers may leave a workshop with stories they publish soon after in pro markets. But […]

Looking Back on a Year of Writing

The VerisimiliToad eager to start writing on the first day of Clarion West 2011. This has been a great personal year of writing. A large part of this is due to attending Clarion West this past summer. The workshop gave me energy, insight, and friendship with 17 of the most talented writers I have ever met. […]