Tag Archives: writer

Shakespeare’s Favorite Writers

Every writer has favorite authors he or she likes to read, which¬†often show up in the writer’s own works, in one way or another (my favorites include Annie Dillard, Louis L’Amour, Wendell Berry, and, well, William Shakespeare). So who were … Continue reading

Posted in Bard, Plays, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Writer’s Annual Reading Plan

For many years now, I have seldom lacked an answer to Polonius’s famous question of Hamlet, “What do you read, my lord?” (Hamlet, II, 2, 191). Not just because I maintain a library of a few thousand volumes, but also … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Writing | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments