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

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