Nature writing is one of the most appealing genres of nonfiction, providing an opportunity to reconnect with the natural world. Learn techniques such as concrete detail, dramatic scene, characterization, point of view, and a dash of humor to vividly describe your experiences of wild nature.
UPCOMING NATURE & ADVENTURE WRITING CLASSES
Nicholas O’Connell, M.F.A, Ph.D., is the author of the novel, The Storms of Denali (U. of Alaska, 2012), On Sacred Ground: The Spirit of Place in Pacific Northwest Literature (U.W. Press, 2003), At the Field’s End: Interviews with 22 Pacific Northwest Writers (U.W. Press, 1998, winner of Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award), Contemporary Ecofiction (Charles Scribner’s, 1996) and Beyond Risk: Conversations with Climbers (Mountaineers, 1993). He contributes to Go, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, Condé Nast Traveler, Sierra, Hooked on the Outdoors and many other places.