Tag Archives: applying to Alpha

Applications for Alpha 2015 are open!

Applications are now open for the 2015 Alpha SF/F/H Workshop for Young Writers. If you’re between the ages of 14-19 and write science fiction, fantasy, and/or horror, you should apply! All the instructions you’ll need are here. Here are some other helpful links: Our fabulous guest author lineup, including Tamora Pierce, Ellen Kushner, Delia Sherman, and… Read More »

The 2014 Worry Thread

Step 1) Send in a complete application to Alpha, including a story. Step 2) Freak out. Step 3) End the freakout by posting here! This is a thread for your worries. The application committee will not read any of your comments, so you can talk about your stories as much as you want. Feel free… Read More »

A Week of Prompts

The Alpha application deadline is fast approaching, and that means at least a few people are panicking. Is the story good enough? I should write another– but I don’t have any ideas! Everything is ruined! Don’t worry! Really, try to give yourself some breathing room. At Alpha, everyone writes a story in about a week.… Read More »