Category Archives: poetics of prose

Gabriela and The Widow–Montaigne Medal Finalist

I received this today from the Eric Hoffer Award panel: Dear Author/Publisher: Congratulations. As part of the Eric Hoffer Award, your book (Gabriela and The Widow, my emphasis)  was nominated for the Montaigne Medal. Your book is still on track … Continue reading

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Writing the Way I See It

Writing the Way I See It ©2014 by Jack Remick (Note: I wrote this essay for a German e-zine called Haute Culture. They wanted something about the origin of The Weekend Novelist Writes a Mystery and a little bit about … Continue reading

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Heritage Writers Conference, May 18, 2013

http://heritagewriters.tripod.com/spring-workshop.html I’ll be the keynote speaker at this conference on May 18. I’ll be running these two work shops as well: Story, Structure, Style First and Lasts, Characters and Their Objects      

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The Jack Straw 50th–A place, an instrument, and time

The Jack Straw 50th Seattle, June 15th, 2012 7:00 AM A man turns a clarinet into a horn, a flute, a piccolo. He plays a Suite for Parts of the Clarinet. It is unlike anything I’ve heard before. I ask … Continue reading

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Gabriela and The Widow–Coming on January 15, 2013 from Coffeetown Press

Image by permission of Kevin Coyne © 2012 Cover design by M. Anne Sweet and Sabrina Sun From the Opening: © 2012 by Jack Remick The year the war ended, Gabriela led her sick Mother out of Tepeñixtlahuaca. The bones … 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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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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An Interview with Jack Remick by Joel Chafetz

A written Q & A interview where Jack Remick and Joel Chafetz discuss Jack’s recently published novel, Blood. (Published by Camel Press, Seattle, WA. 2011)  This  insightful reading enhances understanding  of Jack’s writing process and the complex storyline in Blood. … Continue reading

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GunnShots Review of Blood

GunnShots: Winter 2011 by Wayne Gunn on January 6, 2011 · 0 comments in Features, Mystery, Reviews A Roundup of Gay Crime Writing This quarter the column features a masterful prison novel, two murder mysteries that follow unusual narrative patterns, … Continue reading

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