Shakespeare’s Worst Play? Pericles, Prince of Tyre

I have been a great admirer of Shakespeare since high school. I even took an optional class to study his plays in both high school and college. In total, I have read and studied twenty (now twenty-one) of his thirty-seven plays. And I have not read one I didn't enjoy, even the tragedies. So imagine … Continue reading Shakespeare’s Worst Play? Pericles, Prince of Tyre

NaPoWriMo 2018: Day 16

Nonet ("A nonet has nine lines. The first line has nine syllables, the second line eight syllables, the third line seven syllables, etc... until line nine finishes with one syllable. It can be on any subject and rhyming is optional.") (source) Ode to Shakespeare There was once a man who composed plays Of love, revenge, … Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2018: Day 16

Book Review: Ophelia by Lisa M. Klein

If you’ve read my blog for a while, you’ll probably have heard me mention my great love of Shakespeare. If you gave me that ultimatum to choose one author that I could read for the rest of my life, it would be he. Back when I was a teenager, I loved reading modern retellings of … Continue reading Book Review: Ophelia by Lisa M. Klein

My Top Nine Shakespeare Plays

So, you are interested in Shakespeare. Whether you came here looking for somewhere to start with Shakespeare, your teacher is forcing you to research Shakespeare, or you are a hardened fan like me, I hope this article will be at least moderately interesting. I was first introduced to Shakespeare as a child, and I have … Continue reading My Top Nine Shakespeare Plays