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Writing the Garden - Free Creative Writing Course

  • Woodlands Workspace 66 Ashley Street Glasgow United Kingdom (map)

Have you ever told a friend about what you do in the garden? Maybe written a wee text to say the potatoes are flowering? Then you're well on the way to writing your way through the garden. If you can say it or make a text, you can write it.

Why write it? Because it's as good as growing some plants - it's something you can share with other folk or maybe just keep to yourself. Unlike supermarkets, where crooked carrots don't get a mention, there are no crooked words - no wrong words. In our sessions, we'll try all sorts of writing - no experience is necessary - to have fun and maybe to get us all sharing the joys of words and er, well, carrots. Or chrysanthemums or roses or cabbages. Even earthworms.

Gerry Loose will be the facilitator
To book a place email
Email or phone 0141 332 2656

There's a lot in common between writing and gardening. Both start small - seeds & words - and grow from there. The stories of growing - the droughts, slugs, pigeons, bad weather, too much sun, can make up a story or a poem or a great diary entry or memory or even personal writing which is only meant for the writer to see. In writing, we can explore recipes, paradises, imaginery gardens, seasons, garden work, wild gardens, city gardensand public gardens. Gardeners have so many stories to tell - and to write!