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Alexander McMahon

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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 →

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 →

Saturday’s Call

So my slump, my writer's block, if you will, just ended. As I start writing this, it's 11:19pm, 10th August. As someone who's long been a mild insomniac, the prospect of being up all night is something I'd prefer to... Continue Reading →

Committed to Commitment

My uncle once told me that he doesn't like telling people that he's a busy person. In his line of work, if he says that to people, then he is concerned that they'll try to avoid 'bothering' him, or muddle... Continue Reading →

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