If you are a StageNotes fan, you’re probably also a Tim Federle fan. If you’re not, you should be. Tim is the author of the new YA release The Great American Whatever as well as Better Nate Than Ever and Five, Six, Seven, Nate. He is also the co-author of the book for the new Broadway musical Tuck Everlasting that opens this Tuesday. In this great piece for the New York Times, Tim talks about how the lessons he learned as a “card-carrying chorus boy” have served him well as a writer. Tim’s life lessons are lessons for all of us. Read the article here.