Nigel Derbyshire

Thinker of thoughts, writer of words, visions of adventure.

Full of mostly true stories, I occasionally remember to write them down. Found in a crowd, or contemplating in a corner. Habit of talking to anyone.Author.

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Published Books

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Carbon Writer (2021)

So, I had a thought

You think without thinking, a casual thought about something or other. That's fine, but you are missing out. Missing the tools to help you navigate this information overflowing world. Missing the wonderment of taking a notion and pursuing it into a delightful thought.By way of example, I've explored such notions. Some are entertaining, others thought provoking. Loosely grouped into, closed thinking, constructive thinking, creative thinking and whimsical thinking. They will perhaps, give you a jumping off point for your own thinking journey.Read the words, take a moment, have the thought, start the journey.

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Carbon Writer (2019)

Mindful Cornucopia

Everyone should have more poetry in their lives. It should make you think, ponder, and sometimes resolve into an emotion. Mindful Cornucopia is an expression of the boundary between my own internal reality and the external reality. Written in dense free verse, and coupled with some random thoughts, this is a genuinely original work. Consisting of 6 articles and 20 poetic pieces, I hope it will create an emotional response in you. Take the smallest of chances, and help me plant some more poetic trees

Accidental Poetry book cover

Carbon Writer (2018)

Accidental Poetry

I am a person who's brain sometimes creates poetry and then demands that it is written down. It is OK to hate it; criticise it; laugh at it; cry at it. It is OK to re-write it in your head. All of those things are good, because they create an emotional and possibly thoughtful response. From my viewpoint of life, poetry is a raw conduit into my brain.

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