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Alexander McMahon

The Caped Author

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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 →

Anxious Adaptation

I'm twenty-four years old. The journey to get to this point in my life has been a curiously interesting one. For me, perhaps. Today, one month after my last blog post, I have a story. Anxiety has been within me... Continue Reading →

Car Writing

I don’t get motion sickness. Well, not easily. It’s more something that can only happen under quite specific circumstances. I can read for hours in the car, or even write by hand or laptop or phone. If I’ve just eaten... Continue Reading →

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