Giving head, and other pre-writing activities

On the eve of the Boston Marathon, Haruki Murakami advised students at Tufts to train their bodies first. “Then, your writing style will follow,” he said.

The rockslinga takes aim.

Know what I hate? When people try to impose the magical bullshit that works for them on others. So, like to swim laps before you write? Great! Like to give someone head? Great! Like to eat an entire loaf of banana bread and smoke a joint (or vice versa)? Great! Do what you gotta do. Just don’t charge a university thousands of dollars in a speaking fee so you can tell people they need to do it, too.


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