“As Picasso said: know how to draw a horse, and only then do Cubism. That means, before you go and break the rules, you’d better know the rules first.”
Source: Moshe Sakal’s Writer Rules. If Sakal’s name is familiar, perhaps that’s because you heard about his expulsion from a literary panel last week. Sakal is an Israeli writer, and a Palestinian poet on the panel requested (demanded, it seems) that the panel proceed without Sakal.