Wildlearning - Wildwriting

24 June 2017, 10:00 - 15:00 (Add to calendar)

Join Matt Gaw, nature writer and editor of Suffolk Wildlife magazine, on this full day creative writing course. Develop your writing skills and confidence in a supportive environment. The stunning landscape of Lackford Lakes will provide plenty of inspiration for your writing.

Course content

Nature writing, its history and the emergence of new nature writing.
The benefits of writing outside, tips on drawing inspiration from the world around you.

Two outdoor sessions:
• a short sensory walk where you will write up your experience
• a longer walk where you will look for something new/unknown to research and write about..


Free writing, keeping your pen moving, expansion of free writing using your own experience to make it more descriptive

The concept of editing

Publishers and how to revise and present your work to a professional standard.

You will work on producing a 450 word piece of creative non fiction.

Please bring:

Notepad and pens/pencils
A laptop if you have one
A packed lunch
Stout shoes/walking boots for the outdoor sessions

Please wear clothing suitable for the weather conditions.
 

Tea, coffee & biscuits will be provided throughout the day and are included in the price of the course.

Registration Type

Name Price Quantity

Adult Wildlearning place

Price £25.00 Quantity None Available