Gregory Maguire is the author of several best-selling adult novels, including "Wicked", which was turned into a Broadway musical. His books for younger readers include the picture book "Crabby Cratchitt", the novel "The Good Liar", and the popular Hamlet Chronicles series. While writing "Leaping Beauty", Mr. Maguire sadly became allergic to all creatures great and small. Now he lives in a house without pets, though he is the father of three happy, noisy small children to whom, at this writing, he has not yet developed allergies.
Procrastination. Disorganization. Distractibility. Millions of adults have long considered these the hallmarks of a lack of self-discipline. But for many, these and other problems in school, at work and in social relationships are actually symptoms of an ...[SEE MORE]