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It started with… Catherine’s response to a writing prompt from our Creative Writing and Wellbeing workshops

This week on the blog, we’re sharing a piece of writing from Catherine, one of the members of our series of Creative Writing and Wellbeing workshops run in collaboration with The Alliance and Humans of Scotland. These workshops are open to people living with a long term condition or disability, and even though we’re only […]

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New Creative Writing workshops in collaboration with the ALLIANCE and Humans of Scotland

We’re running another series of Creative Writing and Wellbeing workshops in collaboration with the ALLIANCE and Humans of Scotland. These workshops are open to people living with a long term condition and disability and will focus on Creative Non-fiction and life writing. The workshops are aimed at any level! It doesn’t matter if you have […]

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Wild – a piece of life writing from Lynn

This week on the blog we have a short piece of writing from Lynn about swimming in the ocean. It’s about the shock of cold that wakes up your senses, sharing the wonders of life with someone you love and grabbing life with both hands. When asked what this piece was about, Lynn said  I […]

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It started with… A visual story from Carol

On Wednesday 3rd August, Mind Waves ran the final workshop from our four week creative non-fiction series, funded by GVCS Wellbeing Fund. We met face to face, over snacks and cups of tea, and tried some writing prompts. The afternoon was full of interesting chat about mental health, creative non-fiction and using personal writing to […]

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