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Compendium of Writings and Other Media

Fiction Excerpts

Stories of Adventure and Goodness

On Writing

Essays about how to write well

Book Review and Commentary

Here can be found the reviews which I am doing on children's books as they are completed, as well as other commentary

On Building

Descriptions and pictures of different building and woodworking projects

Animal Husbandry

Accounts of farming with animals

Essays on various topics including American history, conservatism, and more; as well as excerpts from nonfiction books

Other Articles

Shorter nonfiction pieces

Meditations

Religious


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Fiction Excerpts

Rorate Meditation

A brief meditative excerpt inspired by the Rorate Mass

Excerpt from the book, Northern Man, unfinished and working title, which is an historical fiction set in 15th century Italy

End of Days: Introduction

Excerpt from the book, End of Days, which is a children's book written for a nine-year-old girl about a pagan world where the sun suddenly stops moving

World of Marcus Woodward

Excerpt from the book, Splendor, a semi-post-apocalyptic adventure and science-fiction set in the American Midwest

Excerpt from the book, Splendor, a semi-post-apocalyptic adventure and science-fiction set in the American Midwest

Marcus Woodward Chapter One

An excerpt from the rewrite of my first published work, Marcus Woodward

Marcus Woodward on Slavery

An excerpt from the rewrite of my first published work, Marcus Woodward

Saodfàil

Saodfàil

Excerpt from the book, Saodfàil, an adventure novel set in pagan Ireland immediately before Saint Patrick

Excerpt from the book, Saodfàil, an adventure novel set in pagan Ireland immediately before Saint Patrick

Excerpt from the book, Saodfàil, an adventure novel set in pagan Ireland immediately before Saint Patrick

On Writing

Excerpt from the book, Splendor, a semi-post-apocalyptic adventure and science-fiction set in the American Midwest

Why I have a publishing company

An article examining modern fiction in its morality

Weeding Out Modernism

An article about eliminating the details which reflect Modernism

I Will Teach You to Write

An article advertising my ability to tutor in writing

How to Write Fiction

1) Ten Commandments

The main reason people fail to write more or have writer's block is because of their morality

2) Stages of Writing

The next most likely reason is that they lack technical skills, which is helped by knowing the stages of writing, since it appears to be an open field, and you get quickly lost in it

3) Ways to Begin

Three ways how to begin a story and my recommendation for the best

4) Rhythm

An examination of rhythm, building off of the elements of the previous lesson: tranquility, violence, construction

Mechanics of Fiction

1) Dialogue

An examination of the mechanic of dialogue

2) Description

An examination of the mechanic of description

2-2) Description – Sense

An examination of the mechanic of Sense

3) Name

An examination of the mechanic of name

4) Number

An examination of the mechanic of number

Book Review and Commentary

Rule of Life

An article rather than a review or commentary, but inspired by this book

The Murky Waters of Vatican II

An article about the need for understanding Vatican II, inspired by the book of this title

Commentary on Beowulf

A commentary on the classic poem Beowulf

Children's Book Reviews

The Island of Two Trees

A book to replace Narnia, appropriate for about age ten and both sexes

Novel Reviews

Lord of the World and God's Absence

A commentary inspired by this book by Robert Hugh Benson

Miss Die Vernon

The first review of Rob Roy by Walter Scott, when I was halfway through

Rob Roy

The second review of Rob Roy by Walter Scott, when I was finished

The Godfather

Why we should reject this book

What Is Conservatism?

1) Against Freedom, Tradition, and Conservatism

Essay against the book pictured and Conservative philosophy

2) Against Mr. Russell Kirk

Essay against the man pictured and Conservative philosophy

3) Against the Bill of Rights

Essay against a Conservative's essay drawing heavily on the Bill of Rights

4) Against Unity

Essay against M. Stanton Evans and fusionism

On Building

Looking for Work

An article I wrote about how I need work and am poor

How to Build a Barely Passable Shrine in Your Yard

An article I wrote about how God built a shrine using my hands despite my best attempts to ruin it and move on to something else

How to Build a Shed on a Slope That Might Last a Year or Two

An article I wrote about I erected a leaning and shallow structure for a purpose which immediately broke

Animal Husbandry

How to Slaughter and Butcher a Sheep

A play-by-play of slaughtering Mosey the Sheep

How to Make a Living Income from Swine Starting with $5000

When I began my pig business, after the research phase

How to Harvest a Rotting Pig

The First Harvest

Other Essays

Don't Tread On Me Part One

Excerpt from the book, Don't Tread On Me, a Catholic perspective on American History

Don't Tread On Me Part Two

Excerpt from the book, Don't Tread On Me, a Catholic perspective on American History

The Paycheck

Excerpt from the book, The Village Economy: How Catholic Fathers Can Have A More Authentic Lifestyle

Kosher Salt Offends My Religion

Originally an explanation after a controversy among Catholic pork butchers online, which I caused

On Understanding Women

1) Introduction

Essay about understanding women for the purposes of avoiding sin with them in this contemptible world

2) First Aspect- Choleric and Phlegmatic

Essay about understanding women for the purposes of avoiding sin with them in this contemptible world, this one describes the basic dispositions as applied to women

2-2) First Aspect- Sanguine and Melancholic

Essay about understanding women for the purposes of avoiding sin with them in this contemptible world, this one describes the basic dispositions as applied to women