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BLOG NUMBER SEVEN: TAKE THE PENSIONER BORN IN 1959 AND FLIP THEM UPSIDE DOWN

Writing to a soundtrack of Baxter Dury and Luke Haines, devouring books by Adam Nevill (The Reddening), Gary McMahon (Some Bruising May Occur) and John Langan (The Wide Carnivorous Sky)

Two more nineteen-word creations.

NERVOUS INJECTIONS NULLIFY EXTERNAL TRAGEDIES.

Each extra needle neutralised Ivor’s nausea. Even tired, energy expended, nocturnal needle insertion numbed every terror, encouraging ecstatic nightmares.

UPON FALLING IN LOVE WITH THE ROLE, NOT THE PERFORMER.

As an actor, he had to factor in the fact that to react was all part of the act.

One more to go and then we’re done.

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