Author: Jack Remick

Make Bad Writing Better

Note: This page is in its infancy. More internal links coming. ©2010 by Jack Remick and Robert J Ray The ProblemTree To solve your writing problems, click on the links. My story feels: too big – go to compression; scene list,...

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Beginner’s Mind–Writing Practice

© 2010 by Jack Remick and Robert J Ray Beginner’s Mind: Writing Practice—Foundations of Craft Writing Under the Clock to Free up the Creative Mind We encourage writers to adopt timed writing as a discipline. For the writer who...

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The Intruder

How to use the Intruder to create drama in your story. ©2010 by Jack Remick and Robert J Ray The intruder is your key to instant drama. Say you’re writing a scene where two people are talking. Your dialogue is okay – you’re...

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A Course In Memoir

©2003 by Jack Remick and Robert J Ray This is a sample taken from a year-long course we taught at the University of Washington Extension. We developed a specialized language for this class–Memoir Moment, Node, Natural...

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