Wild Writing in Wessex - How Writing is an Act of Wildness

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Wild Writing in Wessex - How Writing is an Act of Wildness

Postby Nicola Chester » Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:57 pm

Three lovely women join me for a Wild Writing Workshop. We try to define what ‘the new nature writing’ is: its ancient roots and tradition; its resurgence and the reasons (and need) for it. And we try to define something that, in its wild essence, defies catagorisation. But we come up with some characteristics.

Nature writing is about connection and celebration and it’s about loss (personal and environmental) and that is nothing new. It’s about close observation, personal discovery and experience, wonder, awe and mystery. It has an open-minded attitude to what ‘wildness’ and ‘nature’ is and is literary, lyrical, intense and humble. It breaks open old ground, anew ... Read on: https://nicolachester.wordpress.com/
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