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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.

Jack Kerouac: 30 Cool Tips

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 are standing at the altar waiting to marry the person of your dreams.

Writing Prompts

The preacher says, “Should anyone here present know of any reason that this couple should not be joined in holy matrimony, speak now or forever hold your peace.” You smile at your soon-to-be spouse, ready to get on with the... You are an expert at capturing alligators—they call you “The Alligator Whisperer.” Gretchen Rubin: 13 Tips For Actually Getting Some Writing Done.