Category Archives: Seattle’s Literary Community

The Book of Changes coming from Coffeetown Press

The Book of Changes, the third volume of The California Quartet, is in the chute and should arrive sometime in October, 2013. Here’s what you’ll get: The Book of Changes: (coming in October 2013 from Coffeetown Press.) “Beast” is a … Continue reading

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Who Do You Listen To?

Who Do You Listen To? After I came across a very brave and unique novel titled: Taliban Escape by Aabra  which was reviewed in The Dark Phantom Review, I remembered an exchange I had with a fellow writer and former … Continue reading

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Silvio Reviews Blood on Goodreads

Silvio‘s review on Goodreads, posted Dec 11, 2012. Reposting. Dec 11, 12 Like other reviews said, this book is not a romance, not by a long shot. It’s brutal, violent, gory, disturbing with detailed descriptions of many monstrous murders, real … Continue reading

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Valley Boy has been published and I am Happy.

Valley Boy, Part of the Okie Chronicle– A Novel by Jack Remick Valley Boy ($13.95, 254 pp, 6×9 Trade Paperback ISBN: 978-1-60381-145-3), by Jack Remick, covers a year in the life of a third-generation Okie teenager who is struggling with … Continue reading

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Cut-to Writing for Blood–Solo Novo Blog Readers

This post works in tandem with my guest posts on the Solo Novo facebook page. The whole sequence will be uploaded on February 29. This technique is an example of how the writer can work out the full scene sequence … Continue reading

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Writing about Writing for Solo Novo Blog Readers

Writing about Writing—A useful technique for getting control of your story ©2012 by Jack Remick After rewriting the last three scenes for the fourth time. I find myself rewriting the same three scenes over and over. I’m looking for the … Continue reading

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The Deification, Homage to the Beats

I grew up in California’s Central Valley. The Valley was huge but stifling. If you climbed the town water tower one foggy night and the cops hauled you down, it made the local newspaper–“Boys Saved From Fall and Likely Death”. … Continue reading

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Coming from Coffeetown Press in 2011-2012

 

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The Deification & Gabriela and the Widow

I just signed a multi-book contract with Coffeetown Press to bring out The California Quartet and Gabriela and the Widow. All five novels should be available by December 2012. The first release will be The Deification. Sounds like the Rapture, … Continue reading

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Elliott Bay’s blurb for Blood

Now available at Elliott Bay. 3/06/2011 2:00 am Blood (Camel Press) is Seattle writer Jack Remick’s new novel, a taut, open-eyed story written by a one-time mercenary and hired killer doing prison time, due to soon be again free and … Continue reading

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