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May 2016: Shakespeareana and Things That Last

Last month we celebrated the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, a by-product of which is that I just closed 2 separate theatrical productions in 4 weeks. The experience has (predictably) left me reflective. As a professor who deals with Shakespeare’s work and cultural legacy all the time, the birth/deathday celebrations strike me the way that people …

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March 2016

Almost a third into the year and everything is about to kick off! I have a couple of exciting pieces of news about STEEPLEJACK (which comes out in June) which I have to sit on for now, but the big news is that release of Sekret Machines Book 1: Chasing Shadows is now only 3 …

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Into 2016

Well, another year starts and this will be a big one for me. I spent the fall working frantically, both on a campus production of Hamlet (based not the first quarto text) and on a number of writing projects, both on first draft material and on every stage of the editing process. Somehow I became …

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