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START WRITING workshops are based in downtown Toronto at the Centre for Social Innovation (Annex) at 720 Bathurst, unless otherwise indicated. CSI Annex is a fully accessible, beautifully restored brick & beam building packed with social innovators. All sessions are open to adult writers 17+ of all levels.



The Gathering Place | Saturday August 18th, 2018 | 1pm-4.30pm | $60

Go behind the scenes with a guided tour of Abbas Akhavan’s variations on a landscape at The Power Plant, followed by a thematically connected writing workshop. Read more and register


Writers Boot Camp | 8 Thursdays | Sept. 20th-Nov. 4th | $390 + HST

At Writers Boot Camp, you’ll be surprised how quickly writing in groups will fill your notebook with inspired ideas, sketches and stories. Read more and register


The Finishers | 8 Wednesdays | Sept. 26th-Nov. 14th, 2018 |$390 + HST

What’s the best thing you can do with your rough poems, sketches, and stories? Finish them. Get balanced feedback on your writing in the world’s friendliest peer review workshop. At The Green Beanery @ Bathurst and Bloor. Read more and register