Strange Methods: César Aira's "Flight Forward"
A look at Aira's "no revision" novel-writing method
[Part II in a series on different novel-writing methods. Part I on Michael Moorcock’s three-day novel here.]
By far the most common writing advice out there—which you see in almost every MFA program, craft essay, NaNoWriMo post, or Twitter #amwriting thread—goes like this: vomit out your first draft as quickly as possible without thinking. Then revise, r…
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