Did Shakespeare Use a Graphite Pencil?

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 wrote with a graphite pencil. In...
Did Shakespeare Really Use a Quill Pen?

Did Shakespeare Really Use a Quill Pen?

This week at That Shakespeare Girl we’ve been exploring Part 2 of  the world of Shakespeare’s quill pen. Part 1 took a look at whether or not he used a quill pen and answered the question about what kind that would have been. (No massive feathers like we...