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Philosophy, Writing and Wayward Curiosities from Will Buckingham

Nietzsche’s Ten Commandments for Writers

Nietzsche’s Ten Commandments for Writers

Advice on writing from the most literary of all philosophers.

On the Art of Staring into Space

On the Art of Staring into Space

Creativity happens when you find the courage to do absolutely nothing

Soft Work: Notes Towards a Manifesto

Soft Work: Notes Towards a Manifesto

Don't work harder. Work softer.

Architecture & Conjuring: How to Build Convincing Worlds

Architecture & Conjuring: How to Build Convincing Worlds

Two approaches to world-building

On Laziness and Creativity

On Laziness and Creativity

Writing and the virtues of slacking off

‘Good for Publicity’: My Book Reading from Hell

‘Good for Publicity’: My Book Reading from Hell

A horror story from the wilds of Suffolk

Calvino’s Surprising Advice on Writing, Editing and Life

Calvino’s Surprising Advice on Writing, Editing and Life

How to stop getting weighed down.

Serendipity: Cultivating the Art of Creative Luck

Serendipity: Cultivating the Art of Creative Luck

Creative luck is not just blind chance. It can be cultivated

Communing with Wizards in Myanmar

Communing with Wizards in Myanmar

On the trail of Burmese wizards

The Snorgh Gets a Makeover

The Snorgh Gets a Makeover

The Snorgh and the Sailor is being re-released on the 12th anniversary of its first publication

Everywhere is Exotic, Everywhere is Mundane

Everywhere is Exotic, Everywhere is Mundane

Navigating between dreams of elsewhere and dreams of home.

A Strange Collaboration

A Strange Collaboration

Completing Elee Kirk's "Snapshots of Museum Experience" in the years after her death