ImPRESSive – Gertrude’s Writing Room Press

Gertrude’s Writing Room has been in the press lately – and we’d love for you to read, listen and watch! Our new Press page is up and running, as they say! Do take a moment to learn more about Gertrude’s Writing Room through the unique and exciting press coverage that’s come our way! Thank you…

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Fall Session Registrations OPEN!

We know, we know – it’s still August! Don’t wanna think about the fall just yet? Okay…but you might want to think about these September offerings because some of them have registrations deadlines that are coming up as quick as weeds! Our Fall session was created with your writing soul in mind as our number…

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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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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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Beautifully Busy & A Note on the Weather!

LOVE IS IN THE AIR…AND IN THE WORDS TOO! February is love month and we’re not holding back offering an erotic writing workshop and a love poetry class! We hope you’re inspired to spread you love to the page! January despite the wild weather and back-to-school busy-ness, we kept the space busy as well! The…

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Monsters, Aliens, Short Stories & Friends Workshop Pics!

A major snowfall dumped onto our humble city on Saturday, but it didn’t stop us from braving the roads to get to Gertrude’s Writing Room for the Monsters, Aliens, Short Stories & Friends writing workshop led by Ben Van Dongen and Christian Laforet. A big thank you to Ben and Christian for a stellar job…

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Powerful Prompts – our final Fall Workshop!

Hello writers! Thank you so much for all your love and support thus far! We’ve had tremendous turn-outs for workshops and slow-but-steady registration for classes! Slowly but surely, you are spreading the word about Gertrude’s Writing Room – and we appreciate it very much! We also understand the incredible magic that is ‘timing’ – so…

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