Tag Archives: William Shakespeare

Classic, Classic

Who Wants to Rewrite a Classic? By Jeff Salter Topic: If asked to rewrite/modernize a classic novel, which one would I want to adapt? This week’s topic was a real struggle for me. While I have, indeed, read and studied … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation?

Two weeks ago I did a mishmash of a ‘review’ about two, (at least), books and touched on the fact that they were translated.  Something that had been nagging in the back of my head for many decades came to … Continue reading

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List-Ten

I am usually left out of many of the Facebook writer’s challenges because although I am a published writer, I am not a published book author. However, a rather famous author of my personal acquaintance recently hit me topic: Ten … Continue reading

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To Question or Not To Question; that is the Question

The topic this week is what question we would like to ask of our favorite authors. I cannot tell you what a bookhound I am. I am , and always have been, an avid reader,and before that, a compulsive listener. … Continue reading

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My Conversation with Shakespeare… Among Others

By Jeff Salter What would I say to (or ask of) my favorite famous authors (even if long gone)? Keep reading. William Shakespeare Let’s start with the Immortal Bard. I’d thank him for about half of his plays and tell … Continue reading

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