This project was a two week exploration into writing instruments of the 16-17th century, including whether or not posterity was merely assuming Shakespeare wrote a quill pen. Turns out, while he did use a quill pen, he may have also written with a graphite pencil. In this week’s That Shakespeare Girl’s video, we ask the question “Did Shakespeare use a graphite pencil?”
Do you enjoy learning Shakespeare and want to share it with your family? Try this Family Stage Night Guide to As You Like It. I broke down the entire play into 10 scenes that are family -friendly and easy to re-enact at home when you want to learn Shakespeare the fun way–by acting it out!
Surely, he may also have written with a graphite pencil? WS may have occasionally mixed up his participles, but that’s no reason for you to follow him.
What a great catch, thank you! I make no claims to being a grammarian. You’ll undoubtedly find a few errors of that kind strewn about as the letters sometimes fly too fast in my haste of enthusiasm 😉 I appreciate the feedback! 🙂 I updated that phrase in this article, but let me know if you find more.