Coming in fall of 2013, book one of my new paranormal romance series, Demon Rock. Enter the world of nearly immortal rock and rollers and the Muses who inspire them. From Carina Press.
When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of disaster, I remember my mother’s words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers — so many caring people in this world. — Fred Rogers (via thedaddycomplex)
Jackie Robinson bio-pic wins box office
Shakespeare was written in Early Modern English, not Old English. The Canterbury Tales was written in Old English at the end of the 14th century. Shakespeare wasn’t even born until 1564.
Actually, Canterbury Tales was written in Middle English. Beowulf was written in Old English (the original, not the Seamus Heaney translation that you read in the Norton Anthology)
Here’s what Old English looks like:
I actually made that point a few weeks ago at a friend’s house. You can imagine how well it went over. Card-carrying English literature nerd here.
We hope you’re enjoying your time machine tour through the ages. We’ve apparently stalled in the subconscious of a 14 year old Nico Rosso. Please stay in your seats and we’ll get the time machine up and running as quickly as possible.
Sassy Yorick by onlyfoolsandvikings.