SO MUCH LOVE IN THE OPEN HOUSE!

We are FILLED UP UP UP!  The open house and one-year anniversary celebration was grand, grand, grand! We had visitors come from near and far (loud shout out to Shirley who took the train in from Oakville just for our little soiree!). Friends who’ve been friends for decades and friends are blooming anew. We laughed.…

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YOU’RE INVITED! Let’s Celebrate!

Please join us as we celebrate our new forever home and our one-year anniversary! As you know, we’ve moved into The Stable Yard in The Coach House in Willstead Park. All those new names – but really, we’re in a cool room that was added onto The Coach House. It’s the perfect size for workshops,…

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NEW HOME SWEET HOME! WE’RE ALL MOVED IN!

We’ve made the move! Over the weekend, we moved loads of bins into our new home in Willstead Park in The Stable Yard of The Coach House. What the heck does that mean, anyway? Well, really, it’s just an added on part of The Coach House! I suppose at some point in the past, it…

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WE ARE MOVING!

Gertrude’s Writing Room is moving! On Saturday, June 15th, 2019, we will be at our new location in The Stable Yard at the Coach House in Willistead Park. Workshops, classes and editing sessions will remain at our current location at 628 Monmouth until Friday, June 14th, 2019. Please mark your calendars for this momentous move!…

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Spring Workshops & More!

Hello Writers! Spring has sprung! Thank you for visiting Gertrude’s Writing Room over the fall and winter months – we’ve got many exciting workshops in store for the spring! We look forward to gathering with you to write, read and share delicious snacks! Here are our spring workshops. Registration is opened for all! SPRING SESSION…

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SPRING CLASSES ANNOUNCED!

Happy Spring, Writers! We are bursting to announce our spring class roster! We’ve got two classes that will help cultivate and BLOOM your creative writing soul! Registrations are open!    POETRY OF THE MASTERS – LOVE POETRY REDUX Five-Week Poetry Class Thursdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16 Teacher: Vanessa…

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COMIC BOOK WRITING WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT!

Please note! The March Break Comic Book Writing Workshop is Sold Out! Thank you to all who registered! If you are interested in taking this workshop, we will be running another one for sure! Please email Vanessa @ shieldsvanessa@gmail.com to let me know that you’d like to register for the next one! Thank you everyone!

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Oh The Love! Erotic Writing & More

We’ve been having a blast at Gertrude’s Writing Room this winter – feeling the love! Our Erotic Writing Workshop was very hot stuff! We learned about the history of erotic writing, we read erotic poetry and scenes from some of the world’s best erotica. And we wrote – oh boy, did we write! Turns out…

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Laughter Yoga – So Much Fun!

We had another session of Laughter Yoga & Writing at the end of January – on the coldest day in history, as a matter of fact!!! It was a kinda perfect workshop to have as laughing MAKES YOU NICE AND WARM! Twelve of us gathered around the table to laugh and write! We shared in…

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