Lin-Manuel Miranda is human after all. The creator and original star of the Broadway hit Hamilton revealed on social media Friday that yes, even he gets writer’s block sometimes.
Fortunately, the Pulitzer, Grammy, Emmy, Tony, and MacArthur Fellowship winner has some advice for writers and other creative types: “Keep writing. Get back to your piano.”
To underscore his words of wisdom, Miranda recounted a conversation he had with his wife, Vanessa Nadal, three years ago.
“Sometimes the writing doesn’t happen as fast as I’d like it to,” Miranda confided back in 2013.
Nadal replied, “I know,” and helped him get some much needed perspective. Things worked out pretty well in the long run.
Check out Miranda’s tweet for the full conversation.