Creative Writing Series: Nature-inspired Writing


September 24, 2022, 10am – Noon

Location: The Crosby Arboretum, Picayune, Mississippi

Spend a relaxing morning writing nature-inspired poetry and prose. Exercises will be structured around participants’ interests and preferred genres.


No writing experience is necessary. Suitable for ages 8-98.


Bring: your preferred writing materials (notebook, pen, lap desk), walking shoes, portable fest chair, bug spray, something to drink. Optional: thesaurus, some of your own writing or some by someone you like to share with the group.


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

Call 504-312-2354 or click here 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 (


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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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