Matias Viegener’s Writing Process at The Huffington Post

2500_thumb_1In an article entitled “How I Wrote A Book On Facebook,” Matias Viegener describes the process he used while composing 2500 Random Things About Me Too.  “The first thing anyone who’s tried to be random can tell you is that it’s not easy,” Viegener writes.

As soon as you’re focused on it, you’re deliberate, not random. John Cage moved from rolling dice to getting programmers to generate random sequences for him. But since these were all things about me, I had no one to turn to. I liked jumping around and being brief, but I also like being thorough. Some random things take a little time to explain. Without reading back, I could never be sure what I said before, so all I could do is move on.

Read the rest of the article on The Huffington Post.

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