Editorial Policy

At Cleveshakes.com, we are committed to providing high-quality, accurate, and engaging content about William Shakespeare, his works, and the festivals held in his honor. Our goal is to inspire a deeper appreciation for the Bard and his timeless contributions to literature and culture.

Content Standards

Accuracy and Integrity

  • Fact-Checking: All content is thoroughly researched and fact-checked to ensure accuracy. We strive to present information that is correct, up-to-date, and sourced from reputable references.
  • Citations and Sources: We cite our sources clearly and transparently, giving credit to original authors and publications. We prioritize primary sources and scholarly works.

Objectivity and Fairness

  • Balanced Perspectives: We aim to present balanced perspectives on controversial topics and interpretations of Shakespeare’s works. Diverse viewpoints are considered and respected.
  • Impartiality: Our content is created without bias, and our editorial decisions are not influenced by external pressures or interests.

Editorial Independence

Cleveshakes.com maintains complete editorial independence. The content we publish is based on our editorial judgment, and we do not accept any form of payment or incentive to alter our editorial decisions.

Content Creation Process

Research and Exploration

Our content begins with thorough research. We explore various sources, including academic journals, books, historical documents, and expert interviews, to gather comprehensive information on each topic.

Writing and Editing

  • Content Creation: Articles are written by knowledgeable writers who are passionate about Shakespeare and literature.
  • Editing and Review: Every piece of content undergoes a rigorous editing process to ensure clarity, coherence, and quality. Editors review for grammar, style, and adherence to our content standards.

Expert Review

When necessary, we consult external experts in Shakespearean studies to review our content for accuracy and depth. This helps us maintain the highest standards of scholarship and insight.

Reader Engagement

Feedback and Interaction

We value our readers’ feedback and encourage interaction through comments, emails, and social media. Your insights help us improve and refine our content.

Corrections Policy

If errors are identified in our content, we commit to correcting them promptly. Corrections will be clearly noted and updated versions of articles will be published as soon as possible.

Ethical Standards

Originality and Plagiarism

All content on Cleveshakes.com is original and created specifically for our site. We do not tolerate plagiarism in any form and are committed to maintaining the integrity of our work.


We are transparent about our editorial practices and disclose any potential conflicts of interest. Sponsored content, if any, will be clearly marked to distinguish it from our editorial content.

Updates and Revisions

We regularly review and update our content to ensure it remains current and relevant. Articles are revisited periodically to incorporate new research, insights, and reader feedback.