So, on Saturday, for my 25th birthday present from Kid (my former Frosh/Soph college roommate and then my grad school roomie as well) is a lock-in via Grub Street. Yes, my friends, I will be locked-in and writing on Saturday (the day before my birthday) before a crazy dinner and karaoke night with my friends. This is what their calendar has to say about this most auspicious of occasions:
All I have to say is BIC HOK TAM! For those of you who don’t know what that means, it’s an acronym for “Butt In Chair, Hands On Keyboard, Typing Away Madly”. It is one of my favourite cheers from the Book in a Week (BIW) and National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) groups. And besides going into total writer mode I’m going to be not only reminded to eat, but rather I am going to be given food. Considering I am one of those writers who is a bit of the absent minded professor types and food appears nowhere on my radar while working that is a good thing. I need to be reminded. I’m only human after all (much as my brain wanders non-human paths in the effort to edit and write my spec fic novels).
So, yea Kid for the perfect writing present for a writer. Though I should expect it as she is a writer herself.