Every Wednesday our creative writing prompt challenges you to pick up your pen and indulge your author self!

Do you recognize this guy? William Shakespeare knew a thing or two about creative writing. Pick one (or all) of his quotes below and see where it takes you. Write a short story with his words as your closing line.

There was never yet philosopher that could endure the toothache patiently.

- Much Ado About Nothing


O, it is excellent to have a giant's strength, But it is tyrannous to use it like a giant.

- Measure for Measure


'Tis better to be brief than tedious.

- Richard III