This Is My Secret. National Novel Writing Month. The fiction circus. Jack Kerouac: 30 Cool Tips. Jack Kerouac was one of those writers who reinvented literature.
He climbed in James Joyce’s stream of consciousness car then careened down the streets of Beat poetry and the alleyways of Bebop jazz, creating such novels as The Dharma Bums, Big Sur, and the landmark On the Road. He influenced countless writers and, some say, helped usher in the 1960s counter-culture movement. Fellow writers were always asking Kerouac how he did what he did. Writing Prompts. You’re sitting at the breakfast table one morning, looking at the top news stories while drinking your coffee.
The top story this morning is a crazy fan who was arrested for breaking into a local bookstore and stealing all of YOUR books! He’s quoted as saying “I just want to be their best friend!”... You hide in the museum bathrooms until the building is closed and everyone is gone. Gretchen Rubin: 13 Tips For Actually Getting Some Writing Done. One of the challenges of writing is...writing.
Here are some tips that I've found most useful for myself, for actually getting words onto the page: 1. Write something every work-day, and preferably, every day; don't wait for inspiration to strike.