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2018 Workshops Schedule

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Words have the power to transform, inspire and connect us! Come and learn some practical tips on how to harness word power for self-expression and personal growth. These series of workshops will explore how to tap into the creative process to unleash your stories. Words, music, art and meditation tie into the creative writing process and can be used to jump start your writing process.

Techniques are shared to help tap into creativity and to awaken the writing muse. If you’ve always wanted to write creatively, but aren’t sure where to start, this workshop is for you.

Expand your self-expression and personal growth. Connect with fellow writers, and spend quiet writing time on your own. Take in the creative energy of writing with others  to unleash your own creative force. If you are looking for the perfect writing environment – this IS it! Come join us.

These workshops provide a creative safe space to continue to inspire the written word and a forum to inspire one another or simply to use the provided prompts to jump-start you in your writing journey.

If you’ve always wanted to write but need some inspiration and guidance, these workshops are for you.


  • Tools to jump start your writing
  • Writing Prompts
  • Creative space to inspire writing time
  • Hands on writing exercises
  • Discussion & feedback


Thursday Evenings:  6:00pm – 9:00pm

October 4th through to November 22nd

The workshop series will explore how to tap into words, music, art and mediation to improve your own creative process:
Session 1: Power of Words Part I – Oct 4
Session 2: Power of Words Part II – Oct 11
Session 3: Power of Music Part I – Oct 18
Session 4: Power of Music Part II – Oct 25  Featuring Anthony Barr – Sacred Sevens
Session 5: Power of Art Part I – Nov 1
Session 6: Power of Art Part II – Nov 8 Featuring Dorota Rutkowska/Imprints of the Journey
Session 7: Power of Meditation  – Nov 22 Featuring Rev. Bup Gong Marie Gaspari Dharma Teacher


Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre,  1086 Burnhamthorpe Road E.,Oakville, ON L6H 7B2

The centre serves as a place where individuals meet to learn, collaborate, and cultivate one another. This emerging cultural facility promotes local heritage, outreach, accessibility, and ecological integrity is central to the activities of the centre.

REGISTRATION FEE: $20 per session (Portion of proceeds donated to Joshua Creek Heritage Arts Centre)






Sunday Afternoon: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

April 22nd, June 24th

LOCATION: Benares Historical House (Summer Kitchen) – 1507 Clarkson Rd N, Mississauga

Restored 19th century Georgian family home on a scenic estate with original furnishings.

REGISTRATION FEE: $20 donation per session or $60 for all 4 sessions. To register contact:


Bell Media WriteArt Workshop: BELL LET’S TALK DAY – JAN 31 in collaboration with Artists In Momentum

The Write Art program taps into the power of creativity through writing and visual art. Facilitated by Susan Ksiezopolski, an award winner writer and Anna Silgardo, AIM founder. The workshop explores how to harness word power for self expression and personal growth. Participants learn useful and practical tips to unleash their artistic muse through word art, while discovering their inner feelings and creative voice. Working with the novice writer and writers who don’t know where to start, the workshop frees the writer within.—template.html


2017: DATE & TIME: November 27th, 2016 1:30pm – 4:30pm; January 29th 2017 1:30pm – 4:30pm; March 26th 1:30pm – 4:30pm; July 23rd 1:30pm – 4:30pm; November 26th 1:30pm – 4:30pm

LOCATION: Studio 89, 1065 Canadian Place – Unit 104 Mississauga, Ontario (Eglington & Tomken area)

REGISTRATION FEE: $40 (Proceeds to Studio 89)

Previous Free Creative Drop- In Sessions:

2017: DATE & TIME: February 26th; April 23rd  1:30pm – 2:30pm; June 25th 1:30pm-2:30pm

LOCATION: Studio 89, 1065 Canadian Place – Unit 104 Mississauga, Ontario (Eglington & Tomken area)


The Writer’s Workshop – Workbook Launch Event

DATE & TIME: October 22nd, 2016 1:30pm – 4:30pm

LOCATION: Lillian H. Smith, Toronto Public Library, 239 College St. Toronto, Ontario  (near Spadina)

REGISTRATION FEE: $50 (Proceeds to United Way Halton Hills)


DATE & TIME: October 16th,  2016 1:30pm – 2:30pm

LOCATION: Studio 89, 1065 Canadian Place – Unit 104
Mississauga, Ontario (Eglinton & Tomken area)

REGISTRATION FEE: Free (Drop In Class)


DATE & TIME: October 1st, 2016 1:00pm – 1:30pm

LOCATION: Culture Days Events, Mississauga Central Library  301 Burnhamthorpe Rd W, Mississauga, Ontario (across from Square One)


DATE & TIME: September 25th, 2016 1:30pm – 4:30pm

LOCATION: Studio 89, 1065 Canadian Place – Unit 104
Mississauga, Ontario (Eglinton & Tomken area)

REGISTRATION FEE: $40 (All Proceeds to Studio 89)

Testimonials from previous workshop participants:

“Great job Susan. You were very clear and organized. And I learned something about myself through the discussion on reading and writing poetry. Thanks!”

“Susan was informative and reassuring. Her ease of style, organizational structure and tips of the trade helped me to have the confidence to begin writing in different ways.”

“Very interesting twist on writing. I enjoyed it so much!”

“Susan’s writing workshops are presented very well and I enjoy the hands on experiential learning. It was interesting and fun.”

“Susan provided us with tips and tricks to being a writer all in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.”

“Deepest gratitude Susan for unlocking a new untapped channel. A wonderfully inspiring workshop.”

“Susan gave us great information which certainly motivated and inspired me with writing. It was an amazing workshop.”

“It was wonderful. Susan gave us the importance of using Art to stimulate creativity in writing. There was a lot of sharing. The experiences were so thought provoking that it continued throughout the class. My deepest gratitude Susan.”