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Posted May 18, 2016 By John C Wright

An internet magazine hired me to write an old-fashioned space opera in the mood and flavor of ‘World Wrecker’ Hamilton to run in fifty or so weekly episodes of two-thousand word each. However, the magazine folded and returned the rights to me. It is my wish to bring it to my fan (Hi, Nate!) directly. […]

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Ancient Epic and Future Fiction

Posted May 17, 2016 By John C Wright

Ancient Epic and Future Fiction or Epic Deprivation Syndrome Here follows the notes for a speech given at Franciscan University of Steubenville an evening in April of 2016. The speech as given differs from these notes in several respects: for sake of time and clarity, certain segments were omitted, or words changed. The prose below […]

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Captain America Civil War

Posted May 8, 2016 By John C Wright

Just got back from seeing this three hour long extravaganza. It is an excellent movie, slightly dark in its theme, but otherwise a sustained ensemble piece that is among the best Marvel movies to date. This was everything SUPERMAN V BATMAN DAWN OF JUSTICE wanted to be, but was not. I daren’t say too much, […]

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Wow! Didn’t see that coming.

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The Legless Man Teaches Running

Posted May 3, 2016 By John C Wright

Whatever political differences of opinion I may have with Mr. George R.R. Martin, I must rally to his defense when he is criticized unfairly. http://www.chroniclesmagazine.org/2016/May/40/5/magazine/article/10832303/ Here is the opening paragraph of an opinion piece by one Douglas Wilson: So what is objectionable about Game of Thrones? In posing the question, please note that I am […]

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New Warriors FTW!

Posted April 30, 2016 By John C Wright

Nate Winchester comments on my affection for the New Warriors from Marvel Comics: New Warriors? Man your tastes really ARE plebeian. ;) (said with all the fondness and love I can muster) Plebeian? I’ll say. NEW WARRIORS are the most starchy, idea-free, second-hand collection of Z-list supers ever. I achieve the state of a paragon […]

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Congratulate me, for the first draft of my latest book, GREEN KNIGHT’S SQUIRE, was finished last night. It is my first attempt at a juvenile, and tells the story of Gilberec Moth, a sixteen year old from North Carolina, who is unpopular with students and administrators alike because he tells the truth fights for the weak, but […]

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Farewell to David Hartwell from a Friend

Posted January 21, 2016 By John C Wright

This is from the pen of Andy Duncan, award-wining writer who talked to Mr.Hartwell but yesterday. The words below are his, not mine. David G. Hartwell and I talked on the phone for about an hour Tuesday afternoon, between 3 and 4, Eastern time. I was returning his call. Once our small business was done, […]

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Iron Chamber of Memory

Posted January 15, 2016 By John C Wright

Sneak peak for my beloved readers. Here is the cover art for my next book, due out in two weeks, in electronic edition only from Castalia House. The perfect gift for Candlemas! This book is my submission to the field of “supernatural thriller” after the fashion of Charles Williams, Tim Powers or Gene Wolfe. A supernatural […]

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A Good Story is Hard to Find

Posted January 14, 2016 By John C Wright

The fine folks over at A GOOD STORY IS HARD TO FIND, who share my passion for all things Catholic as well as all things Scientific-Fictional, did me the honor of interviewing me for their broadcast. It was one of the best conversations I have had with fellow fans recently, and, like always, I am […]

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