Just popping in to say Happy Halloween to all you people and ghouls out there! Pop back tomorrow for my review of Four Dead Queens! Wishing you all your favourite treats today and maybe even a fright or two! Me, I’m in my best Harry Potter outfit, and it’s off to Hogwart’s I go!
I’ve been loving taking Halloween themed book pics this year, and reading some scary reads as well. Today is the last day to truly enjoy this unique time of year, especially as tomorrow marks the beginning of another NaNoWriMo!
Happy Halloween Everyone!
There’s one last step for my brief series on preparing for NaNoWriMo, which starts tomorrow—Whoohoo *throw the confetti, sound the horns, the party is about to begin!*
#3 – Clean Up, Stock Up, and Feet Up
First things first, clean your house/apartment/tent/camper van, wherever it is you will be living, working, and writing for the next month. NaNo is a busy time, and you may not really have time to clean over the next 30 days (though, if you’re like me, you’ll use cleaning a finely-honed method of procrastination). But, if you clean now, there is less to clean later, and hence, less excuse to put off writing those 1, 667 words a day.
Once everything is clean, do a run to the grocery store. Shopping is another one of those things that can get in the way during November, so it get it done now while you still can. Pick items that will last a whole month but also provide some nutrition (like frozen burritos-my fav). Then, as it is Halloween, get some candy for daily rewards and instant energy rushes which may or may not carry you through your daily goal. Feel free to obtain said candy by robbing kids/cousins/friends/sisters/brothers/partners candy stash. No one really needs all that candy anyway.
And then, once your space is sparkling and your cupboards stocked, sit back and put your feet up for a few hours. Watch a movie or a show or just enjoy not being busy. This may be your last chance to sit still for the next 30 days.
Good luck tomorrow and Happy Halloween!