John Dedeke

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Kerouac’s guidelines on Belief & Technique for Modern Prose show up in my feed every few months or so, and like most of Kerouac’s stuff, they yield more value in pieces than as a whole. I don’t think you can ever receive too many reminders to be “crazy dumbsaint of mind.”

Josh Jones picks some of the best pieces and makes a few solid observations of his own for Open Culture. This one probably resonates most:

Kerouac’s Kerouac was very good. My Kerouac? Not so much.