Maryrose Wood is the author of The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, an exceedingly funny six-book series about a governess whose three young charges have been raised by wolves. She is also the proprietor of The Swanburne Academy, an online academy for families who love to learn and grow together. In this episode, Jonathan and Maryrose discuss the ways that stage acting has impacted Maryrose’s writing, the implications of improv for overcoming writer’s block, and some ways to get comfortable with uncertainty in the writing process.

Writers who make Maryrose want to write:

  • William Shakespeare
  • Stephen Sondheim
  • Charlotte Bronte
  • E.B. White (Charlotte’s Web)
  • J.R.R. Tolkien (The Hobbit)

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