Did Shakespeare Wear an Earring?

Did Shakespeare Wear an Earring?

Each week here at That Shakespeare Girl, I share a video on YouTube exploring one aspect of Shakespeare’s life, times, food, writing, and general lore. After each video, I post an article here in the blog that shares the text of the video (which often contains...

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...