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The Literary Pros and Cons of Jerking Off

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Songbird, Apr 30, 2013.

  1. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Slate article: http://slate.me/12OAsqm

    Are you more or less creative after spilling the seed?
  2. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    Some writers can never seem to make a deadline.
  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Skip Bayless practices the Balzac method before First Take.
  4. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Versatile has a 1,000-word novel in him
  5. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    not true, Stephen A has more pearls than Babs Bush
  6. spikechiquet

    spikechiquet Well-Known Member

    I'm sleepy after I spoo. But I do do my best writing while playing pocket pool.
  7. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    Maybe Chris Broussard would be a better writer if he masturbated.

    YGBFKM Guest

    Gives new meaning to "coming up with ideas."
  9. Care Bear

    Care Bear Guest

    I would not be surprised if Stephen King wrote with a ligature around his neck. Probably involved some rigged-up mechanism and a fucked up clown mask in his office closet. It would explain a lot. He just forgot to mention it in "On Writing."
  10. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Steven Hawking looks like he has just cleared his mind to write:

  11. Brian

    Brian Well-Known Member

    In all seriousness, that explains a lot to me about Thomas Wolfe's novels. I was a big fan as a teen, but I've grown less enamored with his books as I've gotten older. His stuff would feature a page or two of rapturous, manic dreamlike prose followed by eight pages of minute details about the wallpaper.
  12. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    I find it counterproductive. Whatever I gain in creativity, typing with one hand makes it take twice as long.
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