Kerouac’s “Essentials of Spontaneous Prose”

“Essentials of Spontaneous Prose” (1958) SET-UP The object is set before the mind, either in reality, as in sketching (before a landscape or teacup or old face) or is set in the memory wherein it becomes the sketching from memory of a definite image-object. PROCEDURE Time being of the essence in the purity of speech,…