Lara Elena Donnelly


Lara Elena Donnelly, Writer

Member Info

Joined: June 27, 2014
Last Visited: July 21, 2019

Writer Team

Write-a-Thon Team: Awkward Robots

Writer Bio

Lara is a graduate of the Clarion Class of 2012, a certified Awkward Robot. She is the author of the Amberlough Dossier, a vintage glam spy thriller trilogy. Her short stories and poetry have appeared in Uncanny, Nightmare, Strange Horizons, Escape Pod, and Mythic Delirium. Visit her at

Writing Style

Lately it seems that Lara's historical and fairy tale fiction has lost out to icky sexual horror. So, sorry about that.

Writing Goal

This Write-a-Thon, Lara is drafting a novel about perfume, millennials, and murder. It's based on "The Dirty America," a short story she wrote for the 2015 Write-a-Thon, for the Awkward Robots' second fundraising anthology: The Orange Volume. This year, a bunch of Robots are writing stuff for The Indigo Volume, and Lara will have a story in that as well! For more information, check out

Fundraising Goal

Any amount donated to Lara's Write-A-Thon campaign will get you a free eBook of The Indigo Volume. Alternatively, once the volume is published, it will be available for pay-what-you-will, with all proceeds benefitting the Clarion Foundation.

writing goal:
15000 words written


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