How To Develop Creative Receptivity

‘The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises.’ — Sigmund Freud When I lapse in dedicating time to developing creativity in my life, I end up becoming very...

Anarchy in the U.K.

I called Ella, I had to speak to someone, I was going out of my mind. ‘How did it go?’ ‘She was sweet,funny,cool and just sweet. ‘That’s exciting, when are you seeing her again?’ ‘Nothing planned yet, I told her to get in touch if she wants to see me again. I’ve been...

Signed Christopher Moore ‘Noir’ Novel Giveaway!

The absurdly outrageous, sarcastically satiric, and always entertaining New York Times bestselling author Christopher Moore returns in finest madcap form with this zany noir set on the mean streets of post-World War II San Francisco, and featuring a diverse cast of...

How To Develop Your Creative Thinking

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.”– Pablo Picasso You might be thinking that you’re just not creative, that you weren’t born that way, or it doesn’t come easily. In the past you might have been labelled a left-brain thinker,...

The Secret to New Ideas.

Is this a magic trick? Kinda no and kinda yes. let me explain. I’m going to show you a simple exercise, which if practiced diligently will teach you how to find wonderful new ideas. Ideas you never thought you were capable of and you’ll have no clue where they came...

Signed Robert Rankin Novel Giveaway!

  I’m giving away Robert Rankin's book 'The Brentford Triangle' – Signed by the author on the title page. Anyone over the age of 18 can enter. 'I should never have got up so early today and all over Brentford electrical appliances were beginning to fail...' Could it...

Escape From Samsara

Copyright © 2017 Nicky Blue. All rights reserved. This is a taster of my new novella ‘Escape From Samsara’. It’s a dark comedy fantasy adventure about a man who thinks he’s a deadly ninja. But He’s not. He’s Barry Harris and he still lives with his mum. I hope you...

Melon Head

I turned on the radio and Elvis was playing ‘Lonely This Christmas’. I found myself in tears, I’m not sure why. It’s never been so good, my eyes are open at last. Frank has left… but we all knew that was going to happen. He was just another automaton hiding from...

The Wife Who Glued Herself To The Ceiling

‘It was the strangest thing. I came in for breakfast and the wife had glued herself to the ceiling. She had her eyes open but she wouldn’t speak, she just stared straight ahead like she’d been brainwashed or something. It was totally weird.’ ‘Shouldn’t you be off to...

5 Comic Fantasy Books To Recommend to Your Friends

Stuck for something to read this weekend? here's five of my favourite comic fantasy books, they are all Corkers! Warning a high degree of absurdist reality lies within these pages!     Small Gods by Terry Pratchett In the fantasy humour genre,  Terry Pratchett is of...

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