Category Archives: Writing Events and Festivals

Another great Festival in Braemar

For the past four Octobers, I have spent several days in Braemar working with creative writers as part of the Braemar Arts Festival. It is regularly the highlight of my creative year, and this Festival was no different. Advertisements

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2015 Autumn Creative Writing Classes

Teaching schedule updated and ready to go. I’m teaching three separate classes this autumn, all in Perthshire. Check out my schedule below and sign-up for a class. Pathways in Perth* – Fridays 2-4pm starting 18 September Blairgowrie Learning Centre* – … Continue reading

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22-26 October: Braemar Arts and Crafts Festival

The Braemar Creative Arts Festival is around the corner. If you’re looking for a holiday in a beautiful location with loads to do, this is the spot for you. You can check out their website here, or get in touch … Continue reading

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It’s Braemar Time

The Braemar Arts Festival schedule has been released, and I cannot encourage enough people to attend this festival. The village is located in the Cairngorms National Park and is a location usually reserved for skiing or hillwalking. However, for one … Continue reading

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Funding Your Writing

Writing retreats are a wonderful thing…if you can afford them. Some charge a fee, while others – to successful applicants – provide a free place to write. And, the holy grail of residencies offer a stipend. But, even if you’re … Continue reading

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The Nature of Narrative and the Narrative of Nature

A few Saturdays ago, I taught a marvellous class at the Dundee Botanic Garden called the ‘Nature of Narrative‘. I’ll admit, the class was poorly named in relation to the course topic. The class was a chance for writers to … Continue reading

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Nature of Narrative: Outdoor Creative Writing Class

I’m very excited to announce that I will be teaching a one-day course on 12 July at the Dundee Botanic Gardens. I’ve been wanting to do some creative work at this space for some time. It’s a gorgeous location, filled … Continue reading

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