Got writer's block? Lin-Manuel Miranda has a playlist for you

If you’re afflicted with writer's block, “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda doesn't want you throwing away your shot — and he's made a Spotify playlist to help you put pen to paper. The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright revealed his literary-themed playlist, titled "Write Your Way Out," on Spotify... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lin-Manuel Miranda is not throwing away his shot (to reopen the Drama Book Shop).

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Lin-Manuel Miranda has a surprisingly personal reason for opening a bookstore in the age of Amazon

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Departures celebrates its 30th anniversary with a little help from Lin-Manuel Miranda

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