An International Journal of Exploratory Meta-Living

An Open Source Journal
published through the Auspices of the Poison Pie Publishing House
Knoxville, Tennessee


Issue 03 (2015)

  • Spring Thoughts in Pursuit of the Improvised Novel

  • Abstract:   In this letter, a few thoughts are shared regarding the nature of the improvisational creative process and its application to writing. Here, through a reliance on a continuing analogy with music, we state our hypothesis that there could exist (and may already exist) a class of improvised novels, which are distinguished from novels generated through the traditional composition-based creative process by many of the same characteristics that differentiate improvised and composed music.

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