Tag Archives: Shakespeare

Bonus Wordle – Shakespearian Style – Much Ado About Something

This week’s fabulously challenging wordle comes with thanks to Cressida de Nova: bough distils [*alternate spelling of distills] Owls musk [a strong-smelling reddish-brown substance that is secreted by the male musk deer for scent-marking and is an important ingredient in … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt, April 23rd – Dialogue pairing – Interview with Shakespeare.

This week’s task: I would like you to write a dialogue piece- by making two different characters talk. It can be your newly created characters, but what I would prefer to see is pitting different characters together, such as dead … Continue reading

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Wordle #115 “June 27th, 2016” The First All-Righteous Church

This week’s great playful words: Smash Tiresome Perfidy (deliberate breach of faith or trust; faithlessness; treachery) Corner Phallus (an image of the male reproductive organ, especially that carried in procession in ancient festivals of Dionysus, or Bacchus, symbolizing the generative power in … Continue reading

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SoCS August 29/15 – “four-letter word.”

This week’s prompt: “four-letter word.”  One of life’s joys is the appropriately placed four-letter word. So easily do we squirm when such things are uttered or for that matter implied in conversation or in forums such as SOC. The thing … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers – Olivier

I’ve wondered what it would be like to stand on the stage where Olivier stood. I wonder which Shakespearean masterpiece he played here? Macbeth, King Lear? I loved to watch him strut his stuff. He was a master of the … Continue reading

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