Advertisements

Jack Kerouac On Writing

Allen Ginsberg wanted Jack Kerouac to explain his spontaneous writing method and he wrote out a list of 30 rules called Belief and Technique For Modern Prose.

A few choice examples:

1. Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yr own joy
2. Submissive to everything, open, listening
3. Try never get drunk outside yr own house
4. Be in love with yr life
17. Write in recollection and amazement for yourself
19. Accept loss forever
29. You’re a Genius all the time

Read all his rules here

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: