Know Flora/Fauna: Nature Writing – Come to Your Senses at Becky Johnson Center

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Incorporate nature into your work using all your senses.

This is an in-person program. Registration is required.

Ready to get curious about nature and put words on a page? To convey the wonder takes more than recording what you see. Practice writing that employs all five senses. Try strategies for fresh descriptions, metaphors, and sentence rhythm. Play a game to mix things up and inspire creativity. The class is open to all levels.

Bring a notebook and a pen.

Marina Richie is the author of Halcyon Journey, In Search of the Belted Kingfisher (2022, Oregon State University Press), winner of a 2022 National Outdoor Book Award. Her articles and essays on the natural world have been published widely. She is also the author of two children’s books. You can follow her bi-monthly blog on her website: She lives in Bend.

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