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Heat Imposed Creative Block

It’s weird how much an increase in temperature can effect us. I don’t tend to feel like the heat has that much of an impact on me, but I can certainly tell that it makes me lazier. Not only does … Continue reading

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Renewed Creative Energy

Over the last few days, I’ve found that I have had quite a renewed level of creative energy. This is excellent because it means that I have been able to advance my fiction writing projects, which I’ve honestly been making … Continue reading

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Ideas Behind Stories

I think my favourite pieces of fiction are based on clever ideas. This is especially true of short stories. Tonight I was reading a Batman comic from the 1940s, it was about the year 3000. In it, aliens from Saturn … Continue reading

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Creative Ups and Downs

I’ve been sitting here for a ten minutes or so trying to think of what to write for today’s post. Every Friday I have the same thing. It takes me quite a while to think of something substantial to say … Continue reading

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Write a Sentence Every Day

As a writer, something that I’ve gotten into the habit of doing is writing at least one sentence every single day. Now, obviously, I work as a writer, I write this blog and I write my webcomic – I write … Continue reading

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Finger Puppet Show: The Story So Far

There are now over four hundred Finger Puppet Show comic strips and I’ve been writing it for almost five years. If you’ve only heard about it recently, you might find it hard to understand what’s really going on, or you … Continue reading

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A Shift in Tone

I was thinking today about how much this blog has changed over the years. Back when I first started, aside from the odd philosophical reflections, I mainly just use these blog posts to try and be funny. The vast majority … Continue reading

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A Creative Exercise in Empathy

Something which I like to use as a writing prompt and which I like to use to help broaden my understanding of other perspectives, is to try writing from contrary points of view to my own. You could either write … Continue reading

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Christmas Stories

A Christmas tradition which I have, but which seems to be fairly uncommon in my experience, is writing a Christmas story each year. Obviously, I am quite creative and so enjoy writing fiction recreationally and if you aren’t that kind … Continue reading

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Exercise Your Brain at the Gym

I like to try and go to the gym at least two or three times a week to try and help myself to stay healthy and to stay in shape. It’s also fairly fun, I think, especially when I go … Continue reading

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