So You Want to Write Your Own Earplug Adventure, Huh? 1: Imagination

Every day millions of fans write in to say, “Shit, Tooty, I’d sure like to write my own Earplug stories, but I don’t know the procedure. Help!”

In response to these plaintive calls, I thought I might supply a brief guide on Earplug Adventure making.

First of all you must be very silly. If you’re not silly, you are at an immediate disadvantage. Silliness is a prerequisite. You also require an extreme imagination – that is the power to see things in objects and locations that aren’t there. By that I mean seeing what an object or location could be – if you lived in an earplug world. For instance, what possibilities do you see in this photo?

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Now let me see. That yellow sticker would make a very bright sun. And the blue chair? The sky, obviously. But what of the white plastic sheet and cardboard tube? Hmm – I’m thinking sun-bleached desert and a circular tower. A windmill perhaps? Let’s see the result…

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There you go: two sweltering earplugs. So how did you do? Still want to write your own Earplug tale? Come back for the next thrilling instalment for some tips.

Earplug Adventures © Paul Trevor Nolan

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Writer of silly tales, taker of pictures, and all round good egg
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