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Scottish Castle Writing Retreats:

I’ll be co-hosting three writing retreats in 2023 at beautiful Dalnaglar Castle in Perthshire, Scotland:

Insights & Inspiration for Children's Writers

21-24 April 2023
3 Nights

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Movement, Mindfulness & Memories: Life Writing Retreat

19-22 May 2023
3 Nights
Co-host: Ingrid Wassenaar

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Inspired by Nature Writing Retreat

20-23 October 2023
3 Nights
Co-host: Merryn Glover

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Past events:

Wee Write Book Festival, Glasgow, March 2020

Stories of Cats, Southwark Cathedral, London, February 2020

Aberdeen University, Tillydrone Community Centre, February 2020

Architects for Animals benefit for FixNation, Los Angeles, September 2019

Blue Peter taping, reading stories to show mascot Henry, August 2019

Scotland’s Animal Superstars book launch, Drum Castle, July 2019

Scotland’s Animal Superstars book launch, Stirling Smith Art Museum, July 2019

Museum moggy Oswald at the Stirling Smith book launch, July 2019

Parsley the Town Cat, Oban Waterstones book launch, July 2019

Cat Fest London, with James Bowen and Streetcat Bob, June 2019

Blue Peter taping, reading stories at a cat sanctuary, November 2018

Rebel Cats Activity Day, Waterstones, Aberdeen, December 2018