Creative Writing Series: Image-inspired Writing

Past Events

July 23, 2022, 10am – Noon

Location: The Crosby Arboretum, Picayune, Mississippi

They say a picture is worth a 1000 words. This workshop will spark your imagination to write poetry, prose and stories inspired by images.

No writing experience is necessary. Open to ages 8-98.

Bring whatever you prefer to write first drafts on – pen & paper, ipad, laptop. Optional: thesaurus

Your guide: Diana Thornton is the Editor in Chief of O Muse! Magazine. She is a singer/songwriter, writer, photographer and musician and has recorded several albums. She regularly leads photo walks at the Crosby Arboretum, and offers classes and tutoring in photography, music, creative writing, songwriting, and genealogy.

Registration: $25 to be paid on the day of class by check or cash.

Call 504-312-2354 or click here to contact her register or get more information.

Location: The Crosby Arboretum. 370 Ridge Rd, Picayune, MS 39466. I-59 Exit 4 (Picayune/Kiln). Turn at the light going into Walmart, but take the 1st right on to Ridge Road and follow for 1.2 miles. Crosby Arboretum (


Contact us to add your name to the waitlist to be notified.

Private lessons, classes and tutoring are also available at your convenience and even at your location. Contact Diana for more information.


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