How to Cure Writer's Block

Arthur Rimbaud

Rimbaud's Systematic Derangement of the Senses

I say you have to be a visionary, make yourself a visionary. A Poet makes himself a visionary through a long, boundless, and systematized disorganization of all the senses...

Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac's Essentials of Spontaneous Prose

If possible write "without consciousness" in semi-trance (as Yeats' later "trance writing") allowing subconscious to admit in own uninhibited interesting necessary and so "modern" language...

Tristan Tzara

66 Writing Experiments

5. Tristan Tzara's hat: Everyone in a group writes down a word (alternative: phrase, line) and puts it in a hat. Poem is made according to the order in which it is randomly pulled from hat...

William S Burroughs

William S. Burroughs Cut-up Technique

The cutup is a mechanical method of juxtaposition in which Burroughs literally cuts up passages of prose by himself and other writers and then pastes them back together at random...

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Writing Exercises

"An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all." Oscar Wilde