#1 By: Cory Doctorow, January 30th, 2014 15:00
#2 By: Amorette_Allison, January 30th, 2014 18:03
There was a time in my life when I desperately wanted to attend a Clarion Writers' Workshop. Then I realized I was way too poor to do so. Every time I read about a new one, I get two little stabbing pains, one in my heart and one in my wallet.
#3 By: Bryce_Anderson, January 31st, 2014 12:02
The Clarion Website Challenge: go to their website, find out how much it actually costs to attend.
The closest I could find was a listing of the range of financial aid available. As it ranges from $100 - $3000, I assume the cost of attending is at least $3000.
It seems like information that an applicant really ought to know before ponying up a $50, non-refundable application fee.
#4 By: Bryce_Anderson, January 31st, 2014 12:07
Okay, that wasn't nearly as hard as I made it out to be.
The answer, $4957. Ouch. No can haz.
#5 By: Amorette_Allison, January 31st, 2014 12:49
Plus taking the time off work and transportation and housing. Back when I aspired to be a writer, I used to read all the time about how the connections made at Clarion were so helpful. Yes, if you are rich. If you are poor, too bad, so sad. I long ago learned to give up on my dreams if they cost too much.
#6 By: Cory Doctorow, February 4th, 2014 15:00
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