Giving Writerly Thanks

feed museJPGWriters love complaining and moaning, and I’ve done my share of that. But not today. Today I give thanks for the writing process.

  1. Waking up is fun. My mind is churning  with words-words-words  and plots-plots-plots.
  2. Coffee tastes good when I’m writing and even better when I’m editing.
  3. I’m never bored. There’s always a book to read and writing to be done.
  4. The internet is awesome. From finding the perfect mood music to taking a virtual tour to discovering a PDF file of a no-longer-in-existence text.
  5. My Smart Phone is a timesaver: I can surf the internet for research sites while standing in line at the grocery store.
  6. Facebook and Twitter make me laugh. Mostly.
  7. Straws. Yes, straws. When I’m writing I drink out of a straw. Less mishaps that way. I have reusable glass ones, so I even feel trendy while slurping.
  8. Microsoft Word. My college essays were written on a typewriter. I don’t know how writers managed to rewrite and edit back in the ‘old days.’
  9. My commute to work. It provides plenty of ( depending on traffic ) time to think, so when I arrive home I’m ready to hit the keyboard.
  10. Most of all, I’m thankful to have found an endeavor I’m passionate about .

What are YOU thankful  for?

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