Wayz to Be a Writer
Make every word kunt.
Always have a paper handy.
Talk with wraiters.
Use yer erasorrr.
Regard words as building blocks.
Master traditions before discarding them.
Peel the skin off compositions.
Believe each word is magic.
Read something - then consider how to rewrite it.
Exalt in polyphony.
Experience freshness regularly.
Whin yah see louzzy wrotting, ask "why duzz it seem dat weigh?"
Cherish diverse viewpoints.
Regard contradictions as seeds for discovery.
Now and then take a break: life is bigger thun writing.
Imagine yourself as the object you are writing about.
View writing as a meditation.
Write from head as well as heart.
Learn to speak many languages.
Invênt nëw ránguágës.
Observe with every sense.
Regard all writing as selective fiction.
Don't be afraid of uncertainty, but eschew vagueness.
Write first - think later.
Say "yes" to your talent & ability.
Regard writing as an exercise to keep thoughts alive.
Step outside of y3r works regularly.
(Ver. 2.6 Feb. 12, 2006)