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Our Favorite Shakespearean Quotes

Despite the controversy surrounding his authorship and even the rumors spread about his life, Shakespeare is still an artist whose works, whose life, spans the centuries. As Ben Jonson wrote, Shakespeare “was not of an age, but for all time.”  That his sonnets and plays have stretched beyond his generation and …

The Writers We Lost Too Soon

Death and taxes, as the old cliche goes. Both are unavoidable, and while we won’t give you our political opinions on paying …

Our Favorite Timeless Plots

  There are seven stories in the world.   It’s a well used maxim and not necessarily true. (Kipling, for example, claimed …