If Morrison teaches us one thing from her process, it is this: See clearly. Imagine the characters fully. Really inspect them. Know them beyond the page. Then write—
Love is not merely a feeling, but is primarily an action. Love is an active verb, like run, work, listen, and play.
Kerouac could see his story intact in his mind and then let it flow flow flow - like the blow of a jazz player sweating through the notes on his knees beneath the truth sounding loud and echoing even in our time.