Richard Seymour is creating Essays, books and a daily diary.
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What do you do when you write? You give yourself a second body. And when you read, you breathe "air from another life and time and place".

Extended explanation, said the poet Marianne Moore, tends to spoil the lion's leap. I will be brief. You cannot pay for good writing. You can't incentivise someone to lift your day, or to send you out into the streets in a fury. And you can't subscribe to a life-changing experience. All you can do is pay for writing to happen, and see what comes.

If, somehow, you don't know me, I am the author of several books, most recently 'Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics' (Verso, 2016). And I am a founding editor of Salvage magazine. I mostly write marxist political commentary -- a practiced purveyor of undead ideas. And sometimes I take strange, nocturnal detours.

If you support my writing, you will see regular articles and long-form essays before they appear anywhere else. I will occasionally offer audio versions of longer pieces, and experiment with other approaches.

You will suffer shattering mood-swings, expand your vocabulary, acquire a certain aristocratic disposition, and fall in love twice as often as before. You will be on better terms with cats, and dogs will stop growling at you. The world will end more reluctantly and gracefully, and only after you've had dessert. Everything will be fine; no, it won't.

Please help.

NB: if you want me to write for you, you can email me: leninstombblog[at]googlemail[dot]com. If you want to me to write a book for, contact my agent.
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What do you do when you write? You give yourself a second body. And when you read, you breathe "air from another life and time and place".

Extended explanation, said the poet Marianne Moore, tends to spoil the lion's leap. I will be brief. You cannot pay for good writing. You can't incentivise someone to lift your day, or to send you out into the streets in a fury. And you can't subscribe to a life-changing experience. All you can do is pay for writing to happen, and see what comes.

If, somehow, you don't know me, I am the author of several books, most recently 'Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics' (Verso, 2016). And I am a founding editor of Salvage magazine. I mostly write marxist political commentary -- a practiced purveyor of undead ideas. And sometimes I take strange, nocturnal detours.

If you support my writing, you will see regular articles and long-form essays before they appear anywhere else. I will occasionally offer audio versions of longer pieces, and experiment with other approaches.

You will suffer shattering mood-swings, expand your vocabulary, acquire a certain aristocratic disposition, and fall in love twice as often as before. You will be on better terms with cats, and dogs will stop growling at you. The world will end more reluctantly and gracefully, and only after you've had dessert. Everything will be fine; no, it won't.

Please help.

NB: if you want me to write for you, you can email me: leninstombblog[at]googlemail[dot]com. If you want to me to write a book for, contact my agent.

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Rank doom
$3 or more per month
  • Any doom you experience while using this product will be entirely coincidental.
Bottom doom
$5 or more per month
  • Your doom will be slow and painful.
Daily doom
$10 or more per month
  • Access to a daily chronicle of your onrushing doom.
  • The mirage of possible utopias, making the end more achingly poignant.
  • The most sophisticated swearing known to humanity.
Double doom
$20 or more per month
  • Daily reminders of your onrushing doom in blog/diary format.
  • Achingly poignant utopian yearnings.
  • Access to regular articles before seen elsewhere, perhaps.
Doomsday dazzle
$50 or more per month
  • For a darkness of the Left. Give in to "the sultry siege of melancholy".
  • That is all.