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Just one week left until NaNoWriMo starts. For some of us this will be the last free weekend until December.  If you haven't started one, consider making a NaNo survival kit. Get all those must haves together and ready to go. Any 'must haves' you want to share?

Enjoy the weekend, and write down those plot bunnies. You'll need them next Saturday.

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Date: 2014-10-25 05:46 am (UTC)
rootsofthestories: A girl wandering down a walkway her hand stretched out (writing: red coats wander)
From: [personal profile] rootsofthestories
My survival kit includes:
Laptop
New keyboard for my desktop
My list of story/plot/character/location stuff that i need to have on hand.
8tracks/Pandora/Spotify
Coke
Notebooks
Headphones
My writing charm (a stuffed kitsune and a tiny hooded figure reading a book)
Pens and pencils
Socks and shoes
Winter Soldier hoodie
A schedule in whiIe break down the week in projects/wordcount
Books both reference and leisureD
DW/LJ so I can babble about how I love/hate/have no idea what I'm doing.

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Date: 2014-10-25 02:47 pm (UTC)
phoenixfire12: (Plotbunny Tribble 02)
From: [personal profile] phoenixfire12
A NaNoWriMo Survival Kit? Never heard of such a thing. Oh now I KNOW I'm not ready to do this. *grabs paper and pen and starts making yet another list.*
Edited Date: 2014-10-27 06:33 pm (UTC)

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Date: 2014-10-26 03:10 am (UTC)
lastofthewildes: (Default)
From: [personal profile] lastofthewildes
I still don't have a solid plot!
/panic

My survival kit includes screen-dimmers, custom autocorrects and Excel spreadsheets, cases of Mountain Dew (in every flavor so my taste buds don't get as tired as my fingers do), comfy pants, and fleece blankets. My stack of writing reference books are already situated on my desk. Everything else is secondary.

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Date: 2014-10-31 07:55 pm (UTC)
phoenixfire12: (I Pants Nano)
From: [personal profile] phoenixfire12
I learned long ago to back up my work. I have my writing on a flash stick so I can take it to work with me, but if I post it here in DW then I can access it from any computer I happen to be at.

My Survival kit includes but is not limited to:

EmergenC (Good for keeping me from getting sick. I have all sorts of wonderful flavors)

Pens, pencils and paper (in case the Demonic PlotBunnyTribbles in my head start clawing to get out of my skull)

All my stories and reference notes I made when I first started this story many decades ago. (Some of these notes need help)

DVDs of Battlestar Galactica (since that is my fanfic universe) to get in the mood

Wine

Chocolate

Tiger Print blanket to keep me worm while I sit at the computer

Mt. Dew, Chai Tea or Starbucks bottles Dark Chocolate Mocha Frappuccinos to keep me awake.

MP3 player filled with inspirational music and soundtracks

I need to find the BsG Novels I tucked away in storage for safe keeping. Sunday might be the best day for digging around in there.

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