Bright Ideas

Creativity often comes from a lot of hard work with a dash of kismet mixed in. Here, members of Wesleyan’s creative community (including author Paul Yoon ’02, Kellen O’Brien ’21, Associate Professor Hari Krishnan, Zach Farnsworth ’21, Anthony Veneziale ’98, author and professor Jennifer Finney Boylan ’80, author and Shapiro-Silverberg Professor of Creative Writing Amy Bloom ’75, and physicist Daniel Z. Freedman ’60) share the best pieces of advice they’ve received for kicking it into gear.