Tag Archives: Clarion West

Clarion West Class of 2016!

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be a member of the Clarion West class of 2016! I can hardly believe I’m writing these words. You may know that I’ve been trying to get into Clarion for a long time – six years, to be precise.  I received the top-tier rejection from Clarion West at least […]

Another Crack

I sent my Clarion West and Clarion UCSD applications off last weekend. What a relief to have it finally done! This is my fifth try for CW and my fourth for UCSD. I reckon I’ve gone through all of the stages of grief after being rejected in previous years. Right now, I’m feeling excited and […]

‘Clean Hands, Dirty Hands’ Out Now at Aurealis

I couldn’t ask for a lovelier thing to have happen on a dreary Monday morning – my fantasy story¬†Clean Hands, Dirty Hands¬†is now available in Aurealis #71! You can purchase a copy through Smashwords here. And look at the pretty cover! Allow me to gush. I’m really excited that this story is out in the […]

Tenterhooks

At this point, all I can do is hold myself in a state of cat-like readiness. If you’ve found me by searching for people waiting on Clarion news, welcome. Pull up a chair. UCSD is pretty much sorted, I suspect, but you and I both know that West is a mystery. Maybe a writing exercise […]

Clarion Season

It has rolled around for the fourth time. Like, oh, hundreds of writers around the world, I have submitted an application to both Clarion UCSD and Clarion West. I can’t stop checking my email. Usually I’m waiting on something writing related – a submission, a beta read, very occasionally a contract – but this is […]