Historical Fiction

Maria and the Bellasis Family 9

Chapter 9 The next Sunday when I met again with Mother Francis I couldn’t stop myself from saying, “Surely it must have been about this time that the...
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Shakespeare Must Die Act 5

Act 5 scene 1 1619. Whitehall. The gardens. Bacon and Buckingham are alone. Buck – Francis, it's the only way. Bacon – Perchance the only way for you...

The Life of an Ancient Mariner

Indifferent mum. Makes him rather glum. Then a tot of rum, With fabled bum? A full tum, Merry hum. Skin turning plum. His parrot's dumb. But it's a...

New Health Kick

I'm on a new health kick. I'm gonna kick back on my reading. I read while reclining on my couch, holding my head up with my right hand. I keep my...
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Shakespeare Must Die Act 2

Act 2 – Five years have passed – it is now 1598 Scene 1 Richard Burbage storms into his office, slamming the door behind him . Burbage R – Bastards!...
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Shakespeare Must Die Act 1 scenes 2-3

Act 1 sc 2 A musty, candle-lit room. A man, James Burbage, sits at a desk surrounded by books of varying types. One ledger is open. He leans on it...
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Shakespeare Must Die Act 1 Scene 1

Act 1 scene 1 Queen Elizabeth and Lady Herbert, Countess of Pembroke, at Whitehall. Elizabeth – Ah, Kit, Kit ... Lady Herbert – Ah yes, had he not...

Maria and the Bellasis Family 8

Chapter 8 I was so pleased that Florence wanted to see me again. I was rather upset by her quick dismissal of me last time, but I understood when I...