Letter to Marble 3

From Exurb1a. Paperback of my most recent book ► https://tinyurl.com/y5zj33s5 (you may need to change your region accordingly: .co.uk, etc) I also make horrendous music ► https://soundcloud.com/exurbia-1 For sending personalised insults ► https://www.facebook.com/exurb1a/ Help me to do this full-time, if you’re deranged enough ► https://www.patreon.com/exurb1r?ty=h The rest of my books ► https://tinyurl.com/ycnl5bo3 I for one…

thoughts about writing

From Exurb1a. Apologies for the resolution in some places. Apologies for the words in all places. Books I enjoyed while I was in creative pinches ► Zen in the Art of Writing – Ray Bradbury https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/103761.Zen_in_the_Art_of_Writing What I Talk About When I Talk About Running – Haruki Murakami https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2195464.What_I_Talk_About_When_I_Talk_About_Running The Elements of Style – William…

You Will Never Do Anything Remarkable

From Exurb1a. Illegitimi non carborundum, yo. The Fifth Science Paperback ► https://tinyurl.com/y5zj33s5 (you may need to change your region accordingly: .co.uk, etc) I also make horrendous music ► https://soundcloud.com/exurbia-1 For sending personalised insults ► https://www.facebook.com/exurb1a/ Help me to do this full-time, if you’re deranged enough ► https://www.patreon.com/exurb1r?ty=h The rest of my books ► https://tinyurl.com/ycnl5bo3 So.…

The Mystery at the Bottom of Physics

From Exurb1a. Correction: I pulled a stupid. The fine structure constant is given as 1/137, not 137. The Fifth Science (the super-duper ultra new book) ►https://www.amazon.com/Fifth-Science-Exurb1a-ebook/dp/B07GTMYVZF I also make horrendous music ► https://soundcloud.com/exurbia-1 For sending personalised insults ► https://www.facebook.com/exurb1a/ Help me to do this full-time, if you’re deranged enough ► https://www.patreon.com/exurb1r?ty=h The rest of my…

and then we’ll be okay

From Exurb1a. Any resemblance to actual deities, living or dead, is purely metaphysical. The Fifth Science (the super-duper ultra new book) ► https://www.amazon.com/Fifth-Science-Exurb1a-ebook/dp/B07GTMYVZF For sending personalised insults ► https://www.facebook.com/exurb1a/ Help me to do this full-time, if you’re deranged enough ► https://www.patreon.com/exurb1r?ty=h I also make horrendous music ► https://soundcloud.com/exurbia-1 The rest of my books ► https://tinyurl.com/ycnl5bo3…

We’re the Last Humans Left

From Exurb1a. Correction: At one point I stupidly said ‘genus’ instead of ‘species’. Maximum silliness, much sorries. The Fifth Science (the super-duper ultra new book) ► https://www.amazon.com/Fifth-Science-Exurb1a-ebook/dp/B07GTMYVZF This video was massively, massively inspired by Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. It’s a great read: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23692271-sapiens Help me to do this full-time, if you’re deranged enough…

The Bridge Tongues

From Exurb1a. The Fifth Science (super-duper ultra new book) ► https://www.amazon.com/Fifth-Science-Exurb1a-ebook/dp/B07GTMYVZF A short story from the book itself ► https://youtu.be/um6cGuJ4mNE For sending personalised insults ► https://www.facebook.com/exurb1a/ I also make horrendous music ► https://soundcloud.com/exurbia-1 The rest of my books ► https://tinyurl.com/ycnl5bo3 Help me to do this full-time, if you’re deranged enough ► https://www.patreon.com/exurb1r?ty=h Music used ►…

10,000 More Years of the Scientific Method

From Exurb1a. Nature really had no idea what a shitstorm opposable thumbs would be, huh. The Fifth Science (super-duper ultra new book) ► https://www.amazon.com/Fifth-Science-Exurb1a-ebook/dp/B07GTMYVZF I also make horrendous music ► https://soundcloud.com/exurbia-1 The rest of my books ► https://tinyurl.com/ycnl5bo3 Help me to do this full-time, if you’re deranged enough ► https://www.patreon.com/exurb1r?ty=h Making this video almost killed…

Meaning is a Jumper That You Have to Knit Yourself

From Exurb1a. Studies have shown that people with jetpacks were on average 92.4% much happier with their lives. The Prince of Milk Paperback ► https://tinyurl.com/y7q4zoaa More brilliant quotes by Ray Bradbury. https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/1630.Ray_Bradbury I also make horrendous music ► https://soundcloud.com/exurbia-1 The rest of my books ► https://tinyurl.com/ycnl5bo3 Help me to do this full-time, if you’re deranged…

Hymn for Goldilocks

From Exurb1a. The line in the middle was of course stolen from Kurt Vonnegut. More of his brilliant quotes here: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/2778055.Kurt_Vonnegut I also make horrendous music ► https://soundcloud.com/exurbia-1 Newest book (Logic Beach) ► https://tinyurl.com/y8ofh2hk Previous book ► http://tinyurl.com/gluoz2k Help me to do this full-time, if you’re deranged enough ► https://www.patreon.com/exurb1r?ty=h Did you like the music?…

Feelings, Pictures, and Ideas: A very simple theory of why good stories are good

From Exurb1a. Hello and welcome to another installment of “Exurb1a lectures you on matters he himself knows nothing about”. I also make horrendous music ► https://soundcloud.com/exurbia-1 Newest book (Logic Beach) ► https://tinyurl.com/y8ofh2hk Previous book ► http://tinyurl.com/gluoz2k Help me to do this full-time, if you’re deranged enough ► https://www.patreon.com/exurb1r?ty=h I’ve been on my deathbed with flu…

Bear and Goose at the End of Everything

From Exurb1a. *Yes, you’re quite right, water isn’t wet. This one was inspired by rereading Ursula K. Le Guin recently. She passed away last Monday, January 22. There’s no doubt she was one of the greats, and lots of us grew up adoring her work and still do, myself included. If you aren’t familiar with…