Gary Blackwood

Gary Blackwood has written novels for young readers including Wild Timothy, Beyond the Door and The Dying Sun. His involvement in the theatre, both as a playwright and as an amateur actor, goes back a long way ... though not quite to Shakespeare's day. Gary lives with his wife and two children on an acre of land surrounded by cow pastures outside Carthage, Missouri.

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The Shakespeare Stealer

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  • Shakespeare's Scribe

    Shakespeare's Scribe

    By Gary Blackwood

    The Black Death . . . thieves and bandits . . . but the show must go on!
    Widge (from The Shakespeare Stealer) and William Shakespeare's company tour a country terrified of the plague, encountering old enemies and new dangers.

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