the best of lewis carroll

accidentalevil  asked:

Sorry to bother you once again; but I haven't heard of any ENTP writers, at least I don't think so. Do you know how we tend to write?

Best example of an ENTP writer I can think of is Lewis Carroll, author of the Alice in Wonderland books. Full of cleverness and wordplay, sort of a random sequence of Ne-ideas rather than a straightforward plot.

Terry Pratchett is either ENTP or INTP (haven’t watched many interviews with him) but his style is typical of the NTP writer in general. Extremely clever. Very funny (in an oddball way that only appeals to certain audiences). Churns through many different ideas, poking fun at all of them simultaneously while also pausing now and again to reflect on them, offer wisdom on them, and even point out their virtues. I get a sense, when reading his books, that he has no idea where he is going, which makes it exciting when we finally get there. He is a bunch of things at once — offensive, profound, deep, shallow, and above all, unforgettable. You either love his stuff or hate it. But either way, it’s quitessentially NTP.

If everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does.
—  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, 1865

“Curiouser and curiouser!” 
“have i gone mad?
im afraid so, but let me tell you something, the best people usualy are.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderlan

Madeline Hatter goes to Wonderland!