All posts tagged William Shakespeare

Why Read Historical Fiction?

Why do we like to read historical fiction? Experts say if you want to learn about political history, read history books. If you want to learn about social history and what life was like at a given time and place, read historical fiction. While I happen to like reading history books, I find most of the […]

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet . . . William Shakespeare’s famous line from Romeo and Juliet rings across the centuries and lodges in my head these days as I finish up my novel. One of the most often asked questions of novelists […]

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