James Fell

is creating sweary history stories and other stuff.

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"On This Day" Supporter

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This is for people who support keeping my daily column "On This Day in History, Shit Went Down" free on Facebook. As a bonus, you'll have access to a regularly updated master document that has descriptions and links to every "On This Day" post of mine that has been published. 
  • Access to all previously published "On This Day in History" posts.

Altruistic and Academically Inclined

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This is paying a bit above the basic tier to keep my "On This Day in History, Shit Went Down" column free for everyone. It's like, altruistic and shit. With the "and shit" being you get a copy of my 1996 master's thesis in history titled "Rebellion and the Quest for Social Revolution in Latin America." You get to see what my writing was like way back then. Alas, no profanity. 

You also get access to a regularly updated document that has descriptions and links for all "On This Day" posts in case you missed any. 
  • Access to all previously published "On This Day in History" posts.
  • James's 1996 master's thesis on rebellion & revolution

Brain Dump Level

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Confession time: There is So Much Stuff I want to publish on Facebook that I don't because "image" or "popularity" or "keeping the page pristine" or some shit. As much fun as that page is to run, there are many things I'd like to publish that I don't because it doesn't really fit. At the end of the day it's still kind of a business, and that outlet isn't the right one for the three squirrels on a meth bender that is often my brain. 

Because fuck it. I got more shit to say. Any time there is a desire for me to publish something and it my brain says "Don't put that on Facebook," it's going here. That doesn't mean it's going to be scandalous or any more vulgar than what I already do, but it will be different. There will be personal things, stuff about the writing process, what's going on in my career. News about other projects I'm working on. Probably some health / fitness / motivation / life advice kind of shit, because I did spent a decade doing that and it's not like I forgot how. And yes, there will be additional history stuff. If you're a writer, I expect there will be regular "business of writing" things here too, because wow is it a fucked up industry. 

You also get the regularly updated master document of all past "On This Day" posts as well as my 1996 master's thesis "Rebellion and the Quest for Social Revolution in Latin America."

Beyond that, I'll quote Indiana Jones: "I don't know. I'm making this up as I go."
  • All the stuff I'm afraid to post on Facebook
  • Access to all previously published "On This Day in History" posts.
  • James's 1996 master's thesis on rebellion & revolution

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About James Fell

Hi, I'm James Fell the "Sweary Historian," because history is fucking awesome. In April 2020 I began a Facebook column titled "On This Day in History, Shit Went Down." It had a million readers in the first month, and after six months it was reaching over 4 million readers a month. So it's time to cash in on that shit. 

Except I want to keep it free for everyone. Anyone can still read those posts daily on www.facebook.com/bodyforwife. Yeah, I used to be a fitness guy. I wrote popular columns for a several major publications and everything, but have since moved on.

Speaking of moving on, by becoming a Patreon you help keep that column free so I can keep writing it, but you also get bonus stuff. Stuff you will not find anywhere else. So, it's partially about getting stuff, but also altruism in that you're paying so other folks who can't afford it still get to read the "on this day" history posts. You know, if you're into that altruism thing. 

If you're wondering if my history posts are for you, I'll give you a hint as to what I'm about:

Fuck Nazis. There are no very fine people among them. 
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 66 exclusive posts
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Writings

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