The Image/Moment with Sue Reynolds- Members Only Event
January 18, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
The Image/Moment is a sure-fire technique to calibrate readerly anxiety and tension in fiction, creative non-fiction or even poetry.
The Image Moment (a single element of Jack Grapes’ METHOD WRITING) is a stunningly effective and reliable way to manage the pacing of psychological tension for your reader. Experiment with and experience the effects of this incredible technique in this 2 hour workshop.
In this two hour workshop Sue Reynolds (who has studied multiple times with Jack Grapes in L.A. and used this technique for years in her own writing) will offer an interactive experience of Image/Moment. Participants will be introduced to the separate elements of this craft technique and be guided as to how to use them effectively. After the introduction to the theory, participants will see several examples, and then will have a chance to try it out in the workshop and received feedback on their experiment. (Depending on the number of participants it’s possible that not everyone will receive one on one feedback.)
Sue has been teaching Image/Moment for years and it always results in stunning results. Writers “get” what psychological tension is in a story and have a hands-on never fail technique for how to create it, and how to create it by degrees. A bi-product of the Image/Moment technique is a gain in “showing rather than telling” skills.
Sue Reynolds is a writer, teacher and psychotherapist. She teaches writing through workshops in the community, in college continuing education programs, and in social services settings. She writes and has won awards for her YA novel, short stories, poems and non-fiction. She led writing workshops for female inmates at Central East Correctional Centre for thirteen years, a program for which she received the June Callwood Award of Outstanding Citizenship. She is currently in her third year as chair of the international organization Amherst Writers (amherstwriters.org). Sue is past president of the Writers’ Community of Durham Region (WCDR), past Vice-Chair of the CCWWP and was one of the founders of the WCYR.
*a note about Taylor’s:
Taylors is a funeral home on Davis Drive in Newmarket. They have generously provided space for us in a meeting room upstairs. If there are cars in the lot park further away from the building to give room for visitors. Make your way quietly upstairs.
Please RSVP early for this event as there is limited capacity.
Members of WCYR and WCDR only.
Refreshments will not be served at this event. Feel free to lug your travel mug with your favourite beverage.