Wow – really long URL. But check out this interview with Lisa Moore in literary mag Quill & Quire about the process of adapting her novel February for the stage.
One of my favourite bits:
What was the most helpful advice you received?
The advice I got most about writing a play was “Don’t have a herd of camels running across the stage.” Someone else said, “Write the play and let the director worry about whether or not you can have camels.”