How to Be Creative

Fresh off an amazing week of new play development for the How I Learned to Write Festival with Philadelphia Young Playwrights, I’ve been thinking a lot about the creative process and the creative mindset. So when I signed up today for the Making Learning Connected project and saw the first Make Cycle had a “How…

A Second Life

When people hear about the Young Adult series I currently have in the works, one of the first questions I’m asked is, “How did you come up with a world like that?” or, “What was your inspiration for creating that world?”  Today, I dig down inside myself to find the courage to share with you…

The Bridge Between Stuck and Unstuck

In the midst of writing a new scene for the Young Adult novel I’m currently revising, one of the characters unexpectedly popped out with the advice above.  The character who says this just so happens to be known in the town as a Wise One, and these words are her attempt to console the protagonist,…