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Star Wars meets Shakespeare in this Clever Book Parody Series

Full of romance, intrigue, and memorable fight scenes, when you look at <i>Star Wars</i> closely you may be surprised to discover it shares a bit with a …

Must See! Top 10 Life Changing Quotes By William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare is often recognized as one of the most prominent figures in English Literature. His works are extremely popular throughout the …

Analysing what Shakespeare has to say about gender

Humans are very good at reading from start to finish and collecting lots of information to understand the aggregated story a text tells, but they are …

The Tower (Audio Drama)

Metal Gear Audio Drama 1-1: Recon & Rescue

The Dunwich Horror (Radio Drama Version of H. P. Lovecraft Classic) Dramatized Horror

Earbud Theater: Creating Speculative Fiction Audio Dramas

This week, Casey Wolfe, Christine Weatherup and Nicholas Thurkettle chat with Summer about how Earbud Theater got started, the process of finding and …

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Write Your Copy For Mr Spock (And Other Offbeat Copywriting Tips)

“I have not thoroughly enjoyed serving with humans. I find their illogic and foolish emotions a constant irritant.”On the face of it, the much …

Writing

6 Monsters Killing Your Writing Ability

When was the last time you sat down to write, and all you could generate was the flashing cursor on your screen? Has it ever happened to you? Recently, I was writing a post for my site and encountered a severe case of "what am I supposed to write next?" I identified these six monsters and took …

SCRIPT NOTES: A Final Reflection on Major Character Types

<i>WGA writer, Michael Tabb has written for Universal Studios, Disney Feature Animation, comic book icon Stan Lee, and other industry players. Follow</i> …

4 Apps That Can Make You a Better Writer

Let’s face it: Writing doesn’t come easy for everyone.<p>If you need a little extra help in the writing department, there are some fantastic (free) writing apps that can improve your abilities instantly.<p>Grammarly<p>This writing tool can be used in both Microsoft Word and Outlook, and is kind of like …

21 Pieces of Writing Advice From Stephen King

1. Stop Watching Television. Instead, Read as Much as Possible<p>If you’re just starting out as a writer, your television should be the first thing to …

Mythology and Culture in Ancient Rome

<b>1. Activate students’ prior knowledge about mythology and introduce the activity.</b><p>Distribute copies of the KWL chart to each student and ask them to complete column 1 by writing a definition of the term <i>myth</i> in their own words, as well as the names of any myths or characters from myths they may know, …

Pedagogy

Greek Mythology Family Tree

Keeping track of Greek mythology’s genealogy can cause a headache. But now, Useful Charts has released a new update to the ultimate cheat sheet …

Ancient History

Mythology of the Romans

×<p>Close<p><b>Evelyn Wolfson, "Mythology of the Romans"</b> <br>English | ISBN: 0766061876, 0766061884 | 2014 | 98 pages | EPUB | 2 MB<p>Explore the stories of some of …

Ancient History

The Mentor

The Mentor (or wise old man/woman) is one of the more recognized archetypes of mythology for a good reason. While most people are aware of what a …

Science Fiction

DELPHI: GREEK ODYSSEY PART V

<i>All my life I’ve wanted to visit Greece and indulge my passion for ancient history, archaeology and mythology.</i> <i>When my husband first broached the</i></i> …

Ancient History

14 Pokemon Based On Terrifying Mythological Creatures

<i>While most Pokemon are just technicolor merchandise fodder and some are literally just actual animals</i>, <i>there are a disturbing amount of them that are</i> …

Ancient Greek Legend Seems to Describe a Place in Peru: Early Contact?

In the 8th century BC, the Greek poet Hesiod described in his <i>Theogony</i> a place at the end of the Earth where the gorgons dwell, where the god Atlas …

From Harry Potter Latin to Hunger Games Rome: the classical jokes hiding in your favourite children's books

From Harry Potter to the Hunger Games, from Narnia to Winnie the Pooh, many well loved children’s books look back to the classical world in unexpected ways…<p>Ancient Greece and Rome make awesome settings for children’s books, as anyone will know if they’ve read Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson books, The …

Fantasy Influences: Ancient Greek Mythology – Part One « Fantasy-Faction

When we think of typical fantasy, we tend to imagine a setting influenced by western medieval ideas, complete with knights, horses, longswords and …

Ancient History

Hugh Jackman to fight Greek myths in The Odyssey

Francis Lawrence will soon be tackling <i>The Odyssey</i> for Lionsgate. and according to The Wrap, he may just have found his Odysseus. The man set to …

Massive Ancient Greek city discovered submerged in Aegean Sea [Photos]

An ancient Greek city has been discovered sunken beneath the Aegean Sea. The settlement dates back around 4,500 years (2,500 BC) and was the size of …

Aegean Sea

What Race Were the Greeks and Romans?

Recent films about ancient Greece such as <i>Troy</i>, <i>Helen of Troy</i>, and <i>300</i>, have used actors who are of Anglo-Saxon or Celtic ancestry (e.g. Brad Pitt, …

Before Marvel and DC: Superheroes of the ancient world

Comic book tales of masked do-gooders now dominate cinemas, but these stories are not new – in fact, they have their origins in antiquity, writes Natalie Haynes.<p>Over the past few years, even the most ardent comic book nerd might have wondered if there were too many superhero movies playing in the …

Ancient History

CRITICAL THINKING – discover your thinking style

GREAT BOOKS ON CRITICAL THINKING<p>Thinking styles are positive habits that contribute to better critical thinking, problem-solving and …

Critical Thinking