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Garden Inspired Writing Retreat (Session 4 of 8)


Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon


Start in the atrium of the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...


Experience nature and be inspired by the beauty of the gardens. This retreat is for anyone who wants to be more creative whether you like journal writing, poetry, fiction, non-fiction or news writing. No prior writing experience is needed. Bring a lawn chair and your own writing tools. Attend one session, or all four. Enjoy the burst of creativity that comes when you combine nature with other inspired writers.
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For three hours, let MU Extension specialist David Burton, a journalist and published author, guide your journey into the natural world with creative writing exercises in the gardens. These sessions are held rain or shine (under cover if weather is bad)


Register by check at the Greene County Extension Center or by mail (download form on our website). Credit cards can be used for online registration only. more...




David L. Burton,
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909

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