Writing Courses

Just home from a week teaching nature writing with Mark Cocker at the Scottish Writers’ Centre, the very wonderful Moniack Mhor. What a place! Slavonian grebes thrown in for good measure…



Writing Day with Karen Lloyd at the wonderfully inspiring Sprint Mill, Burneside near Kendal. Sunday 16th July, 10.30 to 3pm. £20 including refreshments. Use the eclectic collection of objects inside the mill or the river environment as inspiration. (Bring packed lunch.)

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Saturday 3rd June, Bolton Castle, nr. Leyburn. 10 am to 12 noon.

Come and join award winning writer Karen Lloyd for a two hour nature-writing workshop exploring the soundscape and sights of the moor above Bolton Castle. We will hear many of the bird species that spend summer in this wonderful territory – curlew, lapwing, cuckoo, snipe, plover and a host of woodland birds. There will also be the opportunity to reference a number of known and less well-known writers on place. Bring waterproof gear, sturdy shoes, notebook, pen and camera.