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Write in the Garden June 27, deadline June 13

Friends, I am posting this notice again … registration has been slow. Is it because it’s the G20 weekend? I don’t think that will affect Cabbagetown.

Please let me know asap if you are interested.The deadline for registration is Sunday June 13.

Many thanks,



A one-day writing workshop to give you inspiration, structure and support, whether you have lots of writing experience or none.

Spend a day learning to trust your voice and your stories. Rediscover your creative self. Connect with other writers. Write in the garden and enjoy positive listening and feedback, bushy perennials, and lunch.

Laughter, camaraderie and insight guaranteed.

Who: The workshop is run by Beth Kaplan, who has taught personal narrative writing at Ryerson for 16 years and at U of T for 4.”Beth is a wonderful teacher. I was encouraged and motivated and learned so much. I am totally inspired to write.”Amy Block, after her day at Write in the Garden

Where: Beth’s secret garden in Cabbagetown, in the heart of downtown Toronto. If there’s rain, inside the house.

When: Sunday June 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $125, including snacks and lunch.

Schedule (more or less): 9.30-10 a.m.: greetings, coffee and muffins; 10-12.15: two short, fun exercises, where you will write on the spot and then gather to read, though only if you want to. Reading is always voluntary. 12.15-1.30: lunch. 1.30-3.30: more writing. 3.30-4: a welcome glass of wine (or cup of tea.)4-5: final writing, wrap-up.

Registration is limited to 15. A $25 deposit is required to hold a place.

For more information, please check Beth’s website at, under Coaching.

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