Alcatraz is really good at rambling. And he's not a very good author. Or just maybe not a very nice person. He talks about all the things an author shouldn't do, and then proceeds to do all of them.
Quentin, whose Talent is saying things that don't make sense, says "wasing not of wasing is," and I wonder if it's just gibberish to us, and Spook would understand it, or if it's gibberish to Spook also.