Tag Archives: Shakespeare

The Trumpiad: Book 1—Canto 2

February 2017 I Where are the songs of Spring? (That’s a good question.) When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush. The darling bud’s not even a suggestion The lark ascending but a darkling thrush. The smell of fear’s … Continue reading

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The Merchants of Venice: An Analysis

A few weeks ago, I published a short story on Wattpad called “The Merchants of Venice.” This essay will explain what I was trying to do with the short story and unpack some of its influences. In 2009, I attended … Continue reading

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The Wattpad Experiment: Week 1

About a week ago, I decided to follow the advice of a publishing friend of mine and join Wattpad. (You can read my thoughts on signing up here.) As a publisher and a writer, and as someone committed both to maintaining standards and … Continue reading

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