June 16th/21 Write On Mama ~ Prompts w Laura Repo


  • June 16, 2021 - July 16, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Swing by with a journal and some favourite pens! I’ll bring the prompts to keep everyone writing. This is a sweet hour of creative, slow writing to remember who you are. This happens every Wednesday in June from 7:30 – 8:30pm. Come for some or all of it! Every kind of writer welcome. For mothers (more…)

June 9th/21 Write On Mama ~ Prompts with Laura Repo


  • June 9, 2021
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Swing by with a journal and some favourite pens! I’ll bring the prompts to keep everyone writing. This is a sweet hour of creative, slow writing to remember who you are. This happens every Wednesday in June from 7:30 – 8:30pm. Come for some or all of it! Every kind of writer welcome. For mothers (more…)

June 2/21 Write On Mama ~ Prompts with Laura Repo


  • June 2, 2021
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Swing by with a journal and some favourite pens! I’ll bring the prompts to keep everyone writing. This is a sweet hour of creative, slow writing to remember who you are. This happens every Wednesday in June from 7:30 – 8:30pm. From 8:30 – 9pm we do our own writing. Come for some or all (more…)

Write On Mama with Marina Dempster


  • May 5, 2021 - May 29, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Informed by the patterns and cycles of nature, Marina Dempster’s craft is a transmutation of materials, thoughts and emotions. Loop by loop, bead by bead, she explores human paradoxes: comfort and discomfort, stillness and action, acceptance and change. Marina Dempster is a sculptural fibre artist who makes contemporary objects employing traditional craft techniques. Her playful (more…)

Write on Mama! Guest session with Cecilia Moorcroft


  • April 7, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Cecilia Moorcroft Life Coach and Clutter Coach with over 17 years experience helping women move from paralyzing perfectionism to empowered action through her groups, workshops and one-on-one work. She has facilitated groups at CBC, The University Health Network and The University of Toronto on clutter clearing, meditation and self-care as well as helping hundreds of (more…)

Write on Mama! Guest session with Amy Bowers


  • March 3, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Amy Bowers is a transplant to New England from Florida. She stays busy ferrying her three teens all over Connecticut, writing about vernacular photos and backyard murders, and trying to make the perfect pot pie. She used to blog at Mama Scout and has been leading online labs in a creative writing lab for the (more…)

Write On Mama! Guest session with Elana Moscovitch Wed Feb 3/2021

Event Phone: 416-875-8095


  • February 3, 2021 - February 4, 2021
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Elana Moscovitch was a participant in the first incarnation of “Write on Mama” — “Writing Through the Twilight Zone”, which started out at The Depanneur on College Street in 2012. She wrote her birth story and the poem ‘Twilight Zone’ during that session. Since then, she has taken several Creative Nonfiction writing classes through the School of Continuing Studies where she learned to write personal essays, memoir and opinion pieces and pitch articles to local newspapers. She also took creative writing courses at Firefly, through George Brown College and Creative Non-Fiction online courses. She writes about Jewish and queer identity, family, parenting and issues related to gender and being a queer family. She has published short essays and pieces in Tablet, the Canadian Jewish News, The Toronto Star, CBC Parent, Teach magazine, Today’s Parent and The Jewish Women’s Archive. She is working on poetry and children’s fiction as well as continuing to write creative non-fiction. Elana will be talking about her writing process and share some ‘borrowed’ prompts for creating the first page of a graphic novel.

The Brockton Haunt Wed Nov 14/18 @ 7:30pm


  • November 14, 2018
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

We’ve moved our spot from Artscape to The Brockton Haunt @ 1150 College Street just west of Dufferin. Writing prompts provided. Come and write your heart out till from 7:30 – 9:30 pm. No agenda. We hang a bit and read to each other. Bring your journal or a computer. (more…)

City Retreat: Sat April 28th/18


  • April 28, 2018 - April 29, 2018
    6:00 am

This is a special one day writing retreat in the city very close to our usual Artscape writing room. The retreat will run from Saturday the 28th at 10 am to Sunday the 29th at 10am. Options: Full Day for $50: from 10 am to 8 pm Half Day AM for $25: from 10 am (more…)