Amy Tan speaks on creativity, focus, questioning, purpose, uncertainty, compassion, and other ideas, but namely how all of it affects her while writing a story. But the real question is what's in the bag?
Of course, me being me, I got distracted by all the statuary behind her. The storm trooper helmets and the sand trooper helmets and the lord-only-knows-what trooper helmets, and the bust of that thing from Pirates of the Caribbean , and miniature Apollo rocket model. Fascinating.
So once you're done with Ms. Tan, you'll be in the mood to determine your Star Wars occupation via flowchart.
Somehow I ended up an ewok chief. Sigh. I guess we can't all grow up to be death star laser operators.