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_refugee_  ·  3918 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Odd Habits and Curious Customs of Famous Writers

Let's not forget Keouac was jacked up on amphetamines the whole time he wrote On the Road, which might also have effected his "feverish" or erratic behavior and may have been a factor in his scrolling habit. I think it makes a lot more sense that he did that, and found the process of adding a new page "stunting", when you have that context.