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Starving Artist Open to Suggestion

Posted October 11, 2016 By John C Wright

Of old, it was thought that poets were closer than other mortals to the gods, and heard the whispered echo of their revels on Olympos or Fensalir, or their clash of ethereal arms at Phlegra or Vidblain. Myself, I think it is because men in my profession approach their beloved patrons in the same suppliant […]

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Policy Question for the Readers

Posted September 3, 2016 By John C Wright

Gentle readers, hitherto, my policy was never to ban anyone who did not break one of my rules, printed clearly for all to see in the side column of this page. However, I notice that there are now four men making frequent comments here whose comments I have no desire to read and no desire […]

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Prayer Request and Charity Donation

Posted August 10, 2016 By John C Wright

David Marcoe, a longtime friend and ally, asked me to post a request for your prayers and donations. He writes: My father lives in the Philippines with his wife. For some time his cancer had been lingering, but to all appearances was manageable. Now, it’s gotten more aggressive, such that he needs an operation as […]

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Writer’s Forum?

Posted June 21, 2016 By John C Wright

I fellow writer just wrote me and asked if I knew of any writers’ forums (fora?) where he could get useful feedback on “Blue SF with frequent Catholic themes.” I had no answer, being an emotionless Houyhnhnm, I’ve never thought of asking for advice, but I know such things are useful to people who can […]

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Abolishing St John’s

Posted June 6, 2016 By John C Wright

My Alma Mater is a week away from being obliterated by Social Justice. I thought St. John’s College was the one place, the last place, on Earth that would cave in. If there are any alumns out among my readership, please write to the college and demand these changes not take place. Like all Social […]

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Starving Artist to Paypal

Posted January 16, 2016 By John C Wright

So far in my career, six to eight readers, perhaps ten, have arranged to give me a tip or emolument at regular, repeating intervals, such as fifteen dollars a month. In each case, the payments have not gone through. Paypal won’t send the money, but will sent a note telling me they won’t. We’ve contracted […]

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Prayer Request

Posted July 4, 2015 By John C Wright

A reader asks for your prayerful help, dear readers: I just found out a couple of days ago that my son, my only child is most likely somewhere on the autism spectrum. With my (admittedly slight) understanding of it, he’s probably not a bad case, but I really have no idea what this means. A […]

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I Am A Real Person

Posted June 15, 2015 By John C Wright

Dear Readers, I have received more messages, publicly and privately, from fans who enjoy and buy my works but who, deeply offended at at least four, perhaps more, of the ranking officers of my publisher, have told me they can no longer buy my works. This is unprecedented, or, I should say, at least I […]

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Fire Gates

Posted May 24, 2015 By John C Wright

Please write to your local chapter of the Boy Scouts (whose contact information can be found here: http://www.scouting.org/LocalCouncilLocator.aspx) and ask for the public rebuke, repudiation and immediate discharge from service of the current BSA President, Mr Robert Gates. The Catholic Church in America, in the 1960s and 1970s, welcomed homosexuals into their ranks, and, enamored […]

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Letter to the Editor

Posted April 19, 2015 By John C Wright

I was not the only person libeled. This is from the pen of Theodore Beale of Castalia books, my publisher, who goes by the pen name of Vox Day. I join him in asking you, my readersĀ  — for you were also defamed — to write: Dear Editor, I am writing to demand a retraction […]

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