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A Theatrical Tale; or, see me in Pantaloons

Here’s a video from the recent launch of ‘Shakespeare’s Rebel’ at Bard on the Beach, Vancouver. I talk about my greatest ever theatrical exit – as Oberon, in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. I’m introduced by the charming Artistic Director of … Continue reading

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Opening Line

How important is a novel’s opening line? I would argue… very. It sets the tone, the pace, pitches you into the action…or not. It almost immediately displays the voice. If there’s verb, you have the tense. A pronoun, the person. … Continue reading

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