Published Writing

Artist Bio

Alexander Clarke is a qualified philosophy and ethics teacher who predominantly explores Daoist, Buddhist, and absurdist concepts through his works. Influenced by correlational thinking, he uses imagery and dialogue to investigate the interplay between the subjects, such as ‘You’ and ‘I’.

My Artist Talk!

Eduland Book Writing Project- Planet X (Sci-Fi)

I am currently writing short stories for Eduland, starting from June 2021. These stories are aimed at teaching learners, from the ages of twelve to nineteen, how to use English as a foreign language. All the stories are written in American English and follow strict formatting rules, and consist of between 1,500-8000 words.

Unlike the Jolly series, these stories are aimed to investigate challenging issues, such as human rights, drugs, and environmental concerns. Most of the characters exist in an extended universe created by Eduland. These characters are documented on a spreadsheet, with their habits, talents, relationships, etc. I then take their characteristics and write short stories. If the stories are approved by the manager, the director, and the team of editors, then an illustrator is hired. The book with additional pictures was then published. The genre of the stories is defined as ‘fiction’.

My approved stories can be viewed below. The stories do not belong to me, all rights belong to Eduland.

Webspace to Grieve
16-09-2021

My Father’s Pocket Watch
25-08-2021

BumbleBook
03-08-2021

Blank Vengeance
02-07-2021

Penelope Trunks
14-06-2021

The Subjugation of Space Flamingo
01-06-2021

Dinner for Two
08-09-2021

Duchess Squirrel
12-08-2021

The Unchecked Ambition of Robert Seal
19-07-2021

Silenced Revolvers
11-07-2021

Mantis Messiah
21-06-2021

The Penguin’s Proposition
10-06-2021

Eduland Book Writing Project- The Jolly Family (Kids)

I wrote fifteen to twenty short stories a month for Eduland from September 2020 to May 2021. These stories were aimed at teaching learners, from the ages of six to sixteen, how to use English as a foreign language. All the stories were written in American English and follow strict formatting rules, and consist of between 1,500-4000 words.

Most of the characters existed in an extended universe created by Eduland. These characters are documented on a spreadsheet, with their habits, talents, relationships, etc. I then took their characteristics and write short stories. If the stories are approved by the manager, the director, and the team of editors, then an illustrator is hired. The book with additional pictures was then published. The genre of the stories was defined as ‘realistic fiction’.

PDF versions of my approved stories can be viewed below. The stories do not belong to me, all rights belong to Eduland.


Cacti Chaos 2021-03-12

Cosmic Observations 2021-02-06

Dressing Up 2021-01-19

Navy Blue 2021-01-13

Wolf Claw Yoga 2021-01-07

Show and Scream 2021-01-06

Biplane Bananas 2021-01-03

A Chip on the Vinyl 2020-12-28

Desert Diving 2020-12-18

Bag Intentions 2020-12-15

Stressed with the Best 2020-12-10

Lemon and Life 2020-12-08

To Catch A Cat 2020-12-04

The Cost of Victory 2020-12-03

Times are Changing 2020-11-28

Teething Problems 2020-11-25

In The Hips 2020-11-20

The Saucier’s Secret 2020-11-18

The Reality of Deadlines 2020-11-16

A Three Marble Race 2020-11-12

Filling the Gaps 2020-11-11

No Smoke 2020-11-09


The Melancholy of Pirate Clown 2021-03-21

Old Stories 2021-02-17

Team Building 2021-01-25

Stolen Time 2021-01-15

Still Life 2020-11-08

Moonlight Serenade 2020-11-02

Runaway Rings 2020-10-28

Broken Spades 2020-10-27

The Fast and the Fearsome 2020-10-21

The Good, the Bad and the Ducks 2020-10-20
Decisions 2020-10-15

Mysterious Mines 2020-10-11

Two Graves 2020-10-08

Mr. Carson’s Creation 2020-10-05

Winners and Losers 2020-10-01

Goodnight Mittens 2020-09-27

Tortuga’s Trials 2020-09-25

The Flying Flute 2020-09-23

Risky Rockets 2020-09-20

Manhole Madness 2020-09-18

The Busted Bus 2020-09-16

Graveyard Grumbles 2020-09-15



Associate Artist for RoundLemon



Publications

A Collection of Japanese Short Songs (Tanka Poetry)

Published by MoonInk 08/09/2021.

Poems for Crows Part 1: Birds / Pillow Talk

Published by RoundLemon 08/09/2021.

Beer Fish

Published by RoundLemon 21/07/2021.

What happened mate? (An exaggerated poetic trilogy)

Published by RoundLemon 23/06/2021.

Kiss of the Sphinx

Published by RoundLemon 26/05/2021.

Rough Velvet

Interactive fiction published by Textadventures, Itch, Adventurecow, Neocities and is featured in RoundLemon’s digital media exhibition ‘Worm.

Gaslighted Nation

Published by RoundLemon 03/05/2021. You can listen to it here.

Nameless

Published by Soul-Lit for their 2021 Spring Edition 23/04/2021. You can listen to it here.

Pirate and Clown

Published by RoundLemon for their exhibition ‘April Fish’ 2/04/2021. You can listen to it here.

Mia Osborne: Worlds Without Worlds

Interview published by RoundLemon 25/02/2021.

Deconstructionism: Glaswegian Threats & Lost Muffin

Published by RoundLemon 19/02/2021.

Never Mind

Published by RoundLemon for their exhibition ‘Body’ 16/02/2021. You can listen to it here.

Green Magpies

Published by RoundLemon 30/01/2021. You can listen to it here.

Mouse and Owl

Published by Vocal 16/01/2021 and by RoundLemon 17/05/2021. You can listen to it here.

Crimes Against Creation: Visual Ecopoetry

Published by Arttouchesart 19/12/2020.

What is Daoism?

Published by Tutorhunt 05/12/2020.

Prints

‘Nameless’, published by Soul-Lit for their 2021 spring edition. The print can be purchased here.

‘Being’. This poem is constructed of twelve Japanese haiku, positioned to explore the transient nature of reality. You can buy a print of this poem here.


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