This essay examines the creative process involved in conceptualizing a musical about Amelia Earhart. Amelia is a historical figure who has made a lasting impact on many people?s lives but does not have much representation in Theatre. In this piece, the five steps of the creative process are described and exemplified. The essay covers extensive research into Amelia?s life that was needed to formulate a plot for the concept. A sample song and plot list are included. The essay dives into the challenges of creating original work while also noting the artistic rewards.