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Alexander McMahon

The Caped Author

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Alexander McMahon

The Oldest Adversary

The title of this blog post reads a little like a short story. All my blog posts are stories, in a sense. They're personal, and true as far as I can tell. This post is a little complicated, because it's... Continue Reading →

A Novel Undertaking

Perhaps the most regular thing about this blog has been the fact that I have constantly been given over to unplanned hiatuses (hiatii?), in spite of the huge help that this writing so often is to my life as a... Continue Reading →

Justice for Judgement

“The reservation of judgement is a matter of infinite hope” -The Great Gatsby, Scott F. Fitzgerald   Judgements come naturally to humans. They are a part of evolution, a part of necessarily weighing risks to gain advantage over other animals.... Continue Reading →

The Free Life

One of the earliest life lessons I can recall is that the best things in life are free. I will admit that this is a saying that I didn't fully appreciate until recently, if only for how misleading it is.... Continue Reading →

Awakening

Routine is a healthy aspect of the lives of many people. It helps us to avoid anxiety and uncertainty, while giving us a strong foundation around which to build a healthy, successful life. Maintaining important habits such as getting to... Continue Reading →

The Daily Grind

I went to the dentist today. Such appointments are often fraught with anxiety for many patients. It is an experience which, unfortunately, is associated with pain and stress. There are those who would rather put it off, to avoid the... Continue Reading →

Artistic Accountability

It's hard to say if anything ever truly lasts forever. Humanity has long been searching for ways to fit more time within the span of our lives. No matter how long we live, it never seems to be enough. But... Continue Reading →

Towards November

As I'm sure some of you are aware, November is National Novel Writing Month which, in truth, is something of a global phenomenon. I've been fortunate and dedicated enough to have completed NaNoWriMo several times already, owing largely to a... Continue Reading →

At Short Notice

What's this? Another blog post in just two days? Has the whole world gone mad? Has Alex gone mad? Probably. I'm writing because of the added inspiration that I've had these last few months. I've been writing more than ever,... Continue Reading →

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