I love finding Shakespeare references in books, films & music, and here are some of my favourites. This video is sponsored by The British Council for #ShakespeareNoFilter: https://www.instagram.com/britishcouncileurope/
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If you were doing a modern adaptation of a Shakespeare play, which one would you pick and how would you approach it? I'd love to find out in a comment!
// B O O K S
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Book Depository: http://www.bookdepository.com/We-Were-Liars-E-Lockhart/9781471403989?ref=grid-view/?a_aid=booksandquills
Chasing The Stars by Malorie Blackman
Book Depository: http://www.bookdepository.com/Chasing-the-Stars-Malorie-Blackman/9780857531421?ref=grid-view/?a_aid=booksandquills
Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler
Book Depository: http://www.bookdepository.com/Vinegar-Girl-Anne-Tyler/9781781090190?ref=grid-view/?a_aid=booksandquills
Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood (not out yet!)
Book Depository: http://www.bookdepository.com/The-Hag-Seed-Margaret-Atwood/9781781090237?ref=grid-view/?a_aid=booksandquills
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// F I L M S
She's the Man
10 Things I Hate About You
// V I D E O S
My video about Much Ado About Nothing with Livs.
Twelfth Night review.
Rosianna assigns me 10 Shakespeare plays to read,
// M E
Follow what I'm reading.
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// D E R P I N A M O D E
Cruelty-free beauty channel with Marion.
// F A Q
Where is your accent from?
I was born and raised in the Netherlands, studied English Literature at Leiden University (also in the Netherlands), studied in the US for 3 months and had lots of American friends, hence the weird accent. I'm definitely not Irish or Canadian, I promise!
Where do you live?
I live in London and have been here for 3.5 years now.
Where do you work?
I'm a Social Media Producer at Penguin Random House UK.
How did you get into publishing?
I did publishing work experience on 3 different occasions, did a lot of networking and learned everything I know about social media from creating and running this channel for 7 years. (P.s. You don't necessarily have to study Publishing or English to get a job in publishing!).
Can you review my book?
I can't guarantee that I will, but if you'd like to get in touch, please take a look at my review policy on the 'About' page of my channel.
What do you use to film?
I have a Canon 60D with a Tokina 11-16 lens (which is super useful if you want to sit close to your camera and still get a wide shot) and I use a window as my natural lighting. I edit my videos in Final Cut X.
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