Writing Slowly With Revisions ~ Jack Kerouac

“I spent my entire youth writing slowly with revisions and endless rehashing speculation and deleting and got so I was writing one sentence a day and the sentence had no FEELING. Goddamn it, FEELING is what I like in art, not CRAFTINESS and the hiding of feelings.” ~ Jack Kerouac

The Beat Generation ~ Jack Kerouac

“The Beat Generation, that was a vision that we had, John Clellon Holmes and I, and Allen Ginsberg in an even wilder way, in the late forties, of a generation of crazy, illuminated hipsters suddenly rising and roaming America, serious, bumming and hitchhiking everywhere, ragged, beatific, beautiful in an ugly graceful new way.” ~ JackContinue reading “The Beat Generation ~ Jack Kerouac”

Short Fiction

Spotted Jack Kerouac and a few of his beat friends, discussing how life could be beautiful. Thought I would and give a listen to their back and forth ideas, and believe me, it was all good. It seems the flow of their words was all encompassing, never shouting, smiles all around. When they are done,Continue reading “Short Fiction”