Got Writer's Block? Or how about Writer's Cramp? Stressed out about that poem, article, essay, narrative or composition? Those are common writers' occupational hazards. But they can be debilitating. Here's some writer's first aid and stress relievers. Easy, free, fast relief from emotional constipation that we writers are prone to...Read more!
DIY Guide: How to Read Shakespeare
If high school students were asked, 'Who would you most wish to see tortured?', William Shakespeare would top the list. English teachers love 16th century dialogue; English students don't. Here's a reader's guide to Shakespeare. And you're asking yourself, 'this is a blog about writing, not reading, right?' (funny how a few homophones can play merry hell with one's point!). I offer this reader's guide for those writer's who wish to learn all they can about the Bard and enhance their own writing. Read on...
And about this image. This portrait is known as the Grafton Shakespeare. I think it has a little more warmth than the older portraits.
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