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Payment Options:

If you choose the Cash option, your registration is “Pending” until we receive your payment.

(Including HST, the e-transfer amount is: $281.37) Please send e-transfers to james (a) inkslingers.ca. Thank you.

If you select the PayPal option, your registration is complete when the payment is made. HST is added at the time of payment by Paypal.

If you prefer another payment option, please contact James. Visa payments may be made over the phone at a convenient time.

Inkslingers in Tuscany 2022 Payment Page

PLEASE PAY a $500 DEPOSIT to secure your spot.
The balance owed is due on or before AUGUST 28th, 2022.

By e-transfer: send to james@inkslingers.ca
By cheque: make cheque payable to Piquant Productions.
By PAYPAL or CREDIT CARD: Please select the appropriate button below:
If you prefer to pay with a credit card by phone, please contact James or Sue to arrange a good time to call.
If you would like to discuss an installment plan, please let us know, and we will contact you to discuss your options.


$500 Deposit for a SINGLE Occupancy Room:

$500 Deposit for a DOUBLE Occupancy Room:







If you have already paid the $500 deposit, here are the SECOND PAYMENT amounts due on or before AUGUST 28th:




We recognize that due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and war in the Ukraine that our participants will have questions about the Cancellation and Substitution Guidelines for this trip. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT ALL PARTICIPANTS PURCHASE CANCELLATION INSURANCE.

Please visit our Cancellation and Substitution Policy Guidelines here.

Register for A Novel Approach to Poetry

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    Please register me for A Novel Approach to Poetry with James Dewar:

    Once you have registered, please select the payment option you prefer:

    Payments Methods:
    We prefer e-transfer or cheque:
    1. Via E-transfer to: payment@piquantproductions.ca.
    2. Cheque made payable to Piquant Productions.

    3. Visa or Paypal:

    Deposit for A Novel Approach to Poetry: $500 + HST ($565)

    A NOVEL APPROACH to Poetry Second Payment: $1,250 + HST ($1,412.50)

    PAY FOR ENTIRE A Novel Approach to Poetry WORKSHOP:

    If you prefer to make the entire payment at registration, please select this button: $1,750 + HST. ($1,977.50)

    Inkslingers in Tuscany 2022 EARLY-BIRD Pmt Page

    NOTE: If you prefer to pay by e-transfer please select that option when you register and we will email you our payment email address.
    If paying by cheque, please make cheque payable to Piquant Productions.
    If you do not have a Paypal account and prefer to pay by Credit Card, we accept payments over the phone. Please contact James or Sue to arrange a good time to call.

    Please select the appropriate $500 deposit button below to pay the a Double or Single Occupancy Room by Paypal or Credit Card:

    $500 Deposit for a SINGLE Occupancy Room:

    $500 Deposit for a DOUBLE Occupancy Room:

    Scotland EARLY BIRD Pmts Page


    at Royal Irish/Royal Scottish Tours:

    905-773-6773 (in Southern Ontario)

    1-866-907-8687 (long distance)

    and let her know you’re registering for INKSLINGERS in SCOTLAND 2017!

    ALL PRICES ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS (all taxes and fees are included in this price)


    Inkslingers in Scotland Payment Details

    Pricing: (Prices include taxes and are for Double Occupancy rooms)
    If you register by March 31, 2017, Early Bird registration is $3,390. Cdn.
    At least half of the total trip cost must be paid by March 31st to obtain the Early Bird Price. Please register and select one of the following payment options:
    a) Pay $500 to guarantee a spot on the trip now, then $1,195 by March 31st. The remaining $1,695 is due by June 1st.
    b) Pay $500 to guarantee a spot on the trip now, and pay the entire remaining balance of $2,890 by March 31st.
    Of course you can pay the entire amount of $3,390 by March 31st, or make the split payments without making a $500 deposit at this time, but last year’s trip sold out at the Early Bird Registration deadline, so we recommend that you at least make a deposit when you Register to claim your spot on the trip.

    Hello American friends: Payment is in Canadian dollars, but if you’re wondering what the cost equates to in U.S. Dollars CLICK HERE.

    Starting April 1st, the regular cost of $3,650 Cdn is in effect.
    Please note that all trip costs must be paid in full by June 1st, 2017.
    Price includes all hotels (double occupancy), all breakfasts, the indoor programs (yoga and writing workshops), most of the optional activities available to the group listed on the itinerary, all transfers between hotels, and 4 dinners.(see detailed itinerary).
    Not covered in these fees: travel and airfare to and from Scotland, lunches, 4 of the 8 dinners, driver tip, gratuities and 🙂 whiskey.

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY: A VERY limited number of single occupancy rooms were made available for this trip at an additional cost of $919 Cdn. These have all been purchased. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list please let us know in the comments box when you register. We will place your name on a first come, first served list. These single rooms will only become available if a single occupancy holder cancels their trip or changes to double occupancy.

    If you wish to confirm your place on this trip please click here to REGISTER and select your payment option.

    OUR PREFERRED PAYMENT METHODS are E-transfer or Cheque.
    There is no additional fee for paying the $500 deposit via Paypal/Visa, but a handling fee of 4% will be added to either the half or full payments if you select Paypal or Visa as your method of payment.


    Travel Documents All passengers must travel with a valid passport. It is the passenger(s) responsibility to obtain at the passenger(s) own expense all documentation required by all relevant government authorities. We suggest that prior to departure, the passenger(s) ascertain(s) the documentation required. In the event the passenger does not possess the proper documentation required, be aware that the carrier(s) reserve(s) the right to refuse the passenger(s) and no refund will be permitted.
    Travel Arrangements to and from the retreat, including airfare. (Transportation to and from the Glasgow airport is provided on a limited one-time schedule. Please ask us about this if you are not arriving and/or leaving on the scheduled start and end dates.)
    Travel Insurance Inkslingers and Royal Irish Tours strongly recommend that you purchase Travel Insurance. Unexpected emergencies or illness can cause you to cancel or interrupt your vacation resulting in financial loss. For full details on insurance options please contact Royal Irish Tours.
    Accessibility We cannot guarantee that destination airports, transfer vehicles and accommodations will be wheelchair accessible. Services for wheelchair confined passengers are not included in the prices. Some of the sightseeing locations may be difficult for the physically challenged.
    Some Meal Costs Breakfasts are included in the cost of the retreat, but all lunches and four dinners are the responsibility of the participants.
    Self-Guided Excursions not included in the prepaid plan. (See the itinerary on the website for the list of planned activities that we have included in the fee. If participants decide not to join the group on any planned activity on any given day, they are free to make alternate arrangements at their own expense.)
    Special Requests If you have any special requests, including dietary restrictions, you must ensure it is clearly advised to us of at the time of booking. However, we cannot guarantee that any special requests will be met by our providers in Ireland and failure to do so will not be a breach of contract on our part.
    Living Standards Participants are asked to bear in mind and accept that living standards, local customs, as well as the provision of utilities, services and accommodations may vary from those with which they are familiar with in Canada.
    Extras local taxes, gratuities or other fees
    Royal Irish Tours does not assume responsibility for any claims, losses, damages, cost or expenses arising out of personal injury or death, loss of employment, upset, disappointment, distress or frustration, whether physical or mental resulting from any of the following:

    • Any negligent act or omission by the airline or other suppliers or their personnel or any company or person not under our direct control.
    • Government actions, weather equipment failure, labour disputes, sickness, theft or any other cause beyond our direct control.
    • Failure of the passenger to obtain the necessary documentation to travel.
    • Failure of the passenger to arrive at the airport on time the day of departure, or missed connections.
    • The need for Royal Irish Tours to change itineraries or substitute accommodation or services provided that every effort is made to supply the most comparable service and accommodations available.
    • Cancellations of a flight or tour by Royal Irish Tours, provided that full refund on all monies paid is made to the passenger.
    • Photographs appearing in promotional materials are representational, this is not a guarantee that everything will be easily as depicted at your intended destination.



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    Gift Certificates for the Writer in your Life



    Gift Certificates to Inkslingers are available. Support someone (or ask for support for yourself) for the Writers’ Journey.

    Inkslingers offers one day retreats, courses, individual mentorships, editing services and more.
    Give (or request!) the gift of engaging with the written word under the keen and compassionate eyes of AWA certified facilitators Sue Reynolds and/or James Dewar for prose and or poetry.
    Simply fill out the order form below.


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      Please note – after you hit the “add to cart” button, please go to the PayPal portal link at the top of the sidebar to complete your payment. Thank you!

      There are no refunds available for gift certificates, but they are fully transferable to another person.

      Payment for Writers’ Sanctuary 2017

      Please click on the dates for which you are paying. The cart will appear in the sidebar to the right – Click on the yellow and blue Paypal button to go to the PayPal portal and complete your payment.

      (Please note: if the date you are requesting is WAIT LIST ONLY, you are not required to pay a registration fee unless your WAIT LIST ONLY spot becomes available and you’re able to attend. If a spot does not become available, but you have paid already, a full refund will be issued or transferred to another date if you wish.)

      Payment for Writers’ Sanctuaries with Sue Reynolds for AUTUMN 2017

      September 17 (Sunday)
      one last minute spot

      September 18 (Monday)

      September 30 (Saturday)

      October 21 (Saturday)

      October 23 (Monday )

      October 29 (Sunday)

      November 19 (Sunday)
      waitlist only

      November 20 (Monday)
      waitlist only

      November 25 (Saturday)
      2 spots left

      December 3rd (Sunday)

      If you are notified about your waitlisted spot becoming available, you may pay for it here, below:


      If you have hit the wrong button and wish to take a date out of your cart, just hit the small green up arrow in the shopping cart and that item will be removed from your cart.

      If Sue receives your cancellation notice up to five days in advance of the retreat, (for instance, if the retreat is on a Saturday, she must hear from you by midnight on the previous Sunday) you may choose to apply your deposit to a future retreat or receive a refund (minus a $20 administration fee).

      If you cancel with less than five days notice, (in the example above, for instance, it would be anytime Monday or later) and your spot cannot be filled from a waiting list, no refund will be made. However, you are permitted to sell or gift your spot for that date to another person. If you do this, please email or call Sue right away to provide the contact information of your replacement. Since Sue provides lunch, it is important that she know of any dietary restrictions etc.

      NOTE: *If a Sanctuary is cancelled for any reason, such as severe winter weather creates dangerous driving conditions, Sue will call all registered participants as soon as she has made the decision to cancel. In this situation, participants may request a full refund or transfer their payment to a future retreat date.

      Early Bird Partial Payment

      As noted on the payment page terms of the Early Bird Discount are:

      “Total cost is $2,700 if payment is made in full, or at least 50% of the balance owing is paid via e-transfer, cheque or cash, by April 18th, 2016.”

      If you wish to pay via PayPal you may use the button below. Because of Paypal fees, there will be a surcharge of $50 CDN to pay via this method.

      The balance owing will be due no later than June 1st, 2016.

      Click the button below to pay the Early Bird Partial Payment via Paypal. Includes a Paypal handling fee of $50.

      Please fill out this form to register for Writers’ Sanctuary

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        Please book me for the following Writers' Sanctuary Autumn Date(s):

        (To book more than one date, please hold down "CTRL" while you click your choices).

        Sunday September 17Monday September 18Saturday September 30 (FULL)Sunday October 15 (FULL)Monday October 23 (FULL)Sunday October 29 (FULL)Sunday November 19th (FULL)Monday November 20 (FULL)Saturday November 25 (FULL)Sunday December 3rd (FULL)

        (Please note: if the date you are requesting is FULL and consequently "waitlist only", you are not required to pay a registration fee unless you are notified that a spot has become available and you're able to attend. If a spot does not become available, but you have paid already, a full refund will be issued or transferred to another date if you wish.)

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