Also known as “Procrastination at its Finest.”
- Actually open your textbook from school and read it.
- Clean your bedroom.
- Clean the bathroom.
- Do laundry.
- Turn the laundry room upside-down in an effort to find all those missing socks the dryer hid.
- Create a CD of songs that would be absolutely perfect if your future novel was turned into a movie.
- On that note, create a list of celebrities that you would cast as your main characters for your book’s movie.
- Watch a movie. You know, for inspirational purposes.
- Surf your favorite forums. Many of them have to do with writing, of course.
- Stare out the window.
- Take your dog for a walk.
- Worship your cat.
- Go grocery shopping after realizing that you ate all your food.
- Browse through a recipe book.
- Test every single one of your pens to be sure they have ink.
- Decide you don’t have enough pens, and buy some more.
- For the heck of it, buy notebooks, too. For the pens, duh.
- Make some scrapbooks with all those photos that you’ve been accumulating for years.
- Change the oil in your car.
- Change the oil in your siblings’/parents’/spouse’s/cousins’/grandparents’/friends’ car(s).
- Better make sure all those tires have enough air, too.
- Take a nap. You never know what kind of inspiring dreams you’ll have.
It’s Day 3 of Camp NaNoWriMo! Are YOU behind on your novel yet?
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