On Wednesday, December 7th, Deborah Allen blogmaster of writingwhilethericeboils will run the first installment of a Q and A session with Jack Remick. Jack answers questions about writing practice, story structure, technique,...Read More
Page Eight–Zen Poetics–The poetics of fiction 2 ©2012 by Jack Remick and Robert J. Ray This is the Second Posting on Zen Poetics for Fiction Writers: A Golden Rule: Force the writer to create with power. Zen...Read More
Some Notes on Memoir from “Food for the Hungry Writer” ©2011 by Jack Remick and Robert J Ray. Not since the 18th Century have we seen anything like the flowering of memoir writing in our time. Is the hunger for memoir...Read More
Week Five: Style, Archetype, Symbol.
Style comes from word-choice: strong verbs and concrete nouns. Archetypes link your characters to their mythic ancestors. Symbols come from concrete nouns canonized by repetition, need, emotion, sweat, and careful placement.
A text interview where Jack and Joel Chafetz discuss Jack’s recently published novel, Blood. Published by Camel Press, Seatle, WA. (2011) This is an insightful reading that helps us understand Jack’s writing process and his complex storyline in BloodRead More