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The Cut'n'Mix Postmodern Word Processor: Poetry Generator, Text Randomizer: Slice and Dice Words!

What is Cut'n'Mix?

Cut'n'Mix is a unique word processing application which helps creative writers generate new ideas through the use of different methods of text randomization and manipulation. Cut'n'Mix expands the pallete of tools available to writers with functions not available in standard word processors:

April 25, 2018 update: New Instructional Video Released
This is the third installment in a series of videos explaining the functions of the Cut'n'Mix application. In this episode, the user is shown how to use word fragmenting combined with random mixing of text input tracks to create new names for businesses etc. You will find that brand and product names are often a mashup of previously existing words used to evoke particular associations in the mind of the consumer. This tutorial follows in that same tradition of splitting and reassembling words to find a new unique name....

The background music used in this video is a piece called "Castaway on Digital Ocean" by Lowther & Bryan which is available for licensing for your own video productions, go to The Free Soundtrack Music Royalty Free Music Library for more information.

Check out the Full listing of Cut'n'Mix Tutorial Videos HERE.

How to get the Cut'n'Mix installer: ...

In February 2012, Version 5.4 was to be the final release of Cut'n'Mix available for shareware licensing. Later that year Cut'n'Mix ceased to be a commercial "product" with associated bug fixes and technical support... Now, in response to numerous requests, an "as-is" (unsupported), full-function version of Cut'n'Mix is available free of charge:

Cut'n'Mix User Manual (PDF format)

DOWNLOAD Cut'n'Mix V5.4 Installer
(Zipped Windows installer, 6 MB)

And now there is a new permutation of the Cut'n'Mix application which creates random collages from a database of graphic images. Find out more from the...

ROBOCOLLAGE Information Page

Tutorials, Demos, Creative Writing Resources and Information about Cut'n'Mix creator C.P.Bryan:

Check out the Cut'n'Mix answer to "magnetic poetry", with the virtual paper and scissors style Cut-up Laboratory. To find out how Cut'nMix helps you astound, confuse and impress the groundlings, try Shakespeare's Brain . To read texts submitted by Cut 'n' Mix users over the years, there is a listing of Experimental Texts. Read a review of a recent film about Brion Gysin, the Canadian artist who is often credited as being the inventor of the "cut-up" method of creative writing. The film is centered around another of his creative inventions used to help expand consciousness and open the doors of perception: The Dream Machine. revists a classic text by Edward de Bono: The Use of Lateral Thinking explains how logical, "vertical" thinking constrains the creative process. Creative writers need to throw a wrench in the works to get over writer's block (and other impediments to the imagination). As de Bono himself explains: "It is not possible to look in a different direction by looking harder in the same direction." For a listing of links to other sites featuring subject matter relating to cut-up or experimental writing tools and techniques, check out the resources page. To find out more about the creator of Cut'n'Mix, get to know C.P.Bryan.

C.P.Bryan is currently located in Prince George, British Columbia, CANADA. If you would like more information on Ctu'n'Mix or any of the content found on this site, please contact