Gerry Canavan

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Jack Kerouac, "Belief & Technique For Modern Prose: List of Essentials"

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The author of On the Road takes on “How to Become a Writer.” Some highlights:

  • Try never get drunk outside yr own house
  • Be in love with yr life
  • Be crazy dumbsaint of the mind
  • Accept loss forever
  • Believe in the holy contour of life
  • Composing wild, undisciplined, pure, coming in from under, crazier the better
  • You’re a Genius all the time
  • More tips on the page.

    (via Cynical-C.)

    Written by gerrycanavan

    August 13, 2005 at 6:57 pm

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