Merryn Glover CairngormsAs Writer in Residence for the Cairngorms National Park, I am facilitating the year-long project  Shared Stories: A Year in the Cairngorms, encouraging all kinds of people to write about their experiences of nature in this special place. To get involved, see the list of events below, and for furhter information, click here.




29 Oct 2019  Leading workshop: How to Run a Writers’ Group, CNPA Offices, Grantown

4 Oct 2019  ‘A Sense of Place’ Talk at Ness Book Fest about my writing in the Cairngorms

30 Sept 2019, 7th & 14th Oct  Shared Stories workshops at John Muir Trust Wild Space in Pitlochry

28 Sept 2019   Workshop for OWLS at Earthtime, Duffus, for Shared Stories

18 Sept 2019   Shared Stories workshop for Land-based workers at Glenesk Museum

11 Sept 2019   Facilitating workshop for volunteer Health Walk leaders for Shared Stories

13-15 Aug 2019    Chairing three kids’ lit events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

10-11 Aug 2019    Writing workshops at Forest Fest, Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore

1 Jul 2019  Writing workshop for Land Based Workers at Blair Atholl – Part of Shared Stories

21-23 June Writing workshops at Solas Festival Perthshire

June  2019   Writing workshops in Ballater – Part of Shared Stories

29 May 2019  Writing workshop for Bethany Christian Trust Edinburgh

11-12 May 2019    Writing workshops at Cairngorms Nature Big Weekend

2 May 2019    Writing workshop for Moniack Mhor Young Writers Cafe

April -May  2019   Writing workshops in Tomintoul – Part of Shared Stories

14 March 2019    Talk at Grantown Museum “The Ingredients of a Novel”

March 2019   Writing workshops in Aviemore – Part of Shared Stories

26 Feb 2019    Co-leading a workshop at the Scottish Book Trade Conference

19 Feb 2019    Leading a workshop at Highland Lit in Inverness

At the end of 2018 I was sad to leave my two days a week as Library Assistant at Kingussie High School where I loved the books and the kids and bringing them together.