More Shakespearean Insults

From the story of how Shakespeare died a nobody, then got famous by accident to a Shakespearean insults infographic, the Bard keeps fascinating me. Having died 400 years ago last week, as The Independent reminds us, the great William Shakespeare was quite creative...

Things We Say Today Which We Owe To Shakespeare

I found this on Facebook and just had to share (and yes, I know it’s “bated breath,” not “baited breath”). If you enjoy reading about Shakespeare, you may enjoy this post about he died a nobody and his works then got famous almost by...

Let’s Sonnet the heck out of it!

I try to avoid posting every day, but this I had to share as soon as I found out about it. Popsonnet has taken it upon themselves to convert pop songs into Shakespearean sonnets. Here is a small sample, which had me in stitches: O sweet and noble lad, be not...

My 4 Golden Rules of Writing

I’ve been wanting to write this post for a while now. The main reason is that I keep coming across several writing rules that make little sense to me. Then, I came across a gem of a post by Constance Hale, “When Shakespeare Committed Word Crimes” on...

Macbeth – by me

Earlier today, I was trying to upload my latest book, The Power of Six, on Goodreads.  I started by searching the site to see if it had already been discovered by Goodreads, so I used my name as the search term. Imagine my surprise when, besides Pearseus, my epic...