Wildlife Writing Course

  • Date: Sat 15th Sep 2018
  • Time: 10:30 am
  • Location: Lackford Lakes / Lackford / Bury St Edmunds / IP28 6HX
  • Contact: [email protected] / 01473 890 089 /

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.
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.
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

You will work on producing a 450 word piece of creative non fiction.
Cost £25