Write-a-thon 2023

Six weeks. Infinite possibilities.

June 25 – August 5, 2023

Take part in a Clarion West summer tradition!

Let’s get started.

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If you still want to sponsor a writer, the Write-a-thon page will stay up through August 31st!

Sponsor a Writer

There's never been a better time than now to donate to the Write-a-thon! You can also now earn donor and participant rewards, learn more here

The Write-a-thon is a time of year we set aside to focus on our wider writing community: participants set writing goals for themselves, create personal Write-a-thon pages, and write!

  • Achieve your writing goals
  • Meet other writers in our online affinity groups
  • Level up your writing with our weekly writing prompts
  • Join sprints and writing sessions online
  • Exclusive access to writing classes and webinars
  • No cost, no obligations

If you are a Write-a-thon participant and want to take home one of your hard-earned badges for real, you can buy them here

Bring Home Your Write-a-thon Badge!

You can use the Write-a-thon to set personal goals in writing. You can cheer others on, meet fellow writers, and raise funds for Clarion West. The Write-a-thon brings together CW alumni, instructors, and new friends from around the world in one big happy puddle of writerly support.

Still have questions? Read the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions on our FAQ page.

Write-a-thon FAQ

All donations support Clarion West workshops and outreach programs.

Looking for the Flash Fiction Groups? 

Registration for the Flash Fiction Groups has closed, find other opportunities for critique partners, and participating in classes, writing sessions, and socials will help keep you accountable!

Learn more about Clarion West!